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Rocklin PD Vehicle Theft Suspect Arrested

Rocklin PD Vehicle Theft Suspect Arrested

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 On January 6th, 2013 at approximately 2:30PM, detectives from the Placer County Regional Auto Theft Task Force (RATTF) located a stolen U-Haul pickup at the Heritage Inn in Rocklin.  While RATTF detectives were speaking to the victim by phone, a subject exited the hotel and entered the vehicle.  With the…

Report Phone Scams to the FBI

Report Phone Scams to the FBI

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A dispatcher with Auburn Police Department posted a link to Facebook stating “Our dispatch center has received several calls regarding various forms of scams and internet fraud this morning (Tuesday Jan 7). The post includes a web site link to the Federal Bureau of Investigations at www. ic3.gov. The site…

Hidden Falls Regional Park Expands Again

Hidden Falls Regional Park Expands Again

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Placer County acquired the final three links last month needed to lay out a public trail network that someday will connect Hidden Falls Regional Park to the Bear River. Kerrie Thomas with the Placer land Trust says this expansion is part of the vision of the Land Trust moving forward…

Auburn City Manager Takes New Position with City of Grass Valley

Auburn City Manager Takes New Position with City of Grass Valley

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Auburn City Manager Bob Richardson was named as the new Grass Valley City Manager in a special Grass Valley City Council meeting held Monday morning. The position pays $163 thousand dollars annually. The full Grass Valley City Council appeared for the special meeting to announce the replacement of Dan Holler…

Auburn PD Drug Arrest

Auburn PD Drug Arrest

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Auburn Police department got more than they were looking for when picking up a Roseville man on an outstanding warrant. On Friday January 3rd Auburn Police Detectives went to the 1300 block of Alvarado in Roseville, California and arrested 27 year old Michael Owen for three Placer County warrants. During…

Collision on 49 Complicated by Uncooperative Driver

Collision on 49 Complicated by Uncooperative Driver

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Lack of cooperation from drivers in a chain reaction collision on HWY 49 Thursday continues to hamper the investigation. At 5:25 PM Thursday night, multiple vehicles were driving southbound on SR-49 approaching the intersection with Alta Sierra Dr.  A Toyota sedan with two occupants was stopping for the stop-light intersection…

Explosive Device Found in El Dorado County

Explosive Device Found in El Dorado County

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“It should have gone off, but didn’t” that is what Lt. Tim Becker with the El Dorado Sheriff’s office had to say regarding a suspicious device found outside the doors of the probation office in Shingle Springs Monday morning.             Click to hear Lt Becker At 7:00 AM Monday the…

Bob Richardson Named Grass Valley City Manager

Bob Richardson  Named Grass Valley City Manager

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Auburn City Manager Bob Richardson has been named the City Manager of the city of Grass Valley with 25 percent raise at that position for $163,000 annually. The full Grass Valley City Council appeared for a special meeting to announce the replacement of Dan Holler who left in August to…

Foresthill Bridge Construction Project Update

Foresthill Bridge Construction Project Update

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The Seismic retrofit and lead paint removal project one the Foresthill Bridge was due to wrap up by the end of 2013 but Placer County board of Supervisor outgoing Chairman Jim Homes says it will be a few more months. Foresthill bridge update 1 Construction on the Foresthill Bridge began…

Final Avoid the 7 DUI Report

Final Avoid the 7 DUI Report

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From 12:01 AM Friday December 13th, through Midnight Wednesday January 1, 2014 officers representing 7 Placer County law enforcement agencies have arrested 99 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2012/13 the same numbers of subjects were arrested for DUI. Last year, 99 DUI arrests occurred…