Crime

Crime Log

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...

Holiday DUI violations down in Placer County

Seven law enforcement agencies in the region, working together in an anti-drunken-driving holiday campaign, arrested 57 people between Dec. 13 and Wednesday, including two in Aubur ...

Auburn police warn of December DUI checkpoints

The state Office of Traffic Safety and the Avoid the 7 of Placer County Winter Holiday DUI campaign started Dec. 13 and will continue into the new year to ensure public safety on c ...

Placer, El Dorado authorities arrest five in burglary investigations

  Sheriff’s investigators have arrested five people after investigations into separate strings of burglaries in El Dorado and Placer counties. Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Placer County detectives seek help in identifying this man

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a possible Granite Bay burglary suspect. A photo of the man, who had a black eye, wa ...

UPDATE: Police arrest large number of Duran’s associates in tri-county ‘gang’ raid

A coalition of law enforcement officers launched what they termed a massive gang-suppression sweep across three counties Wednesday, triggering arrests and ICE holds on more than 35 ...

Host of concerns raised as Duran shooting case moves forward

Attorneys and family members were erring on the side of extreme caution in a Placer County courtroom Friday, as the multi-victim attempted murder case against Samuel Duran continue ...

Duran charged with seven counts of attempted murder

The man who allegedly wounded numerous police officers and shut down entire city blocks with an armed home invasion Oct. 25 was be brought into Placer County court Tuesday, facing ...

UPDATE: Suspected cop shooter taken into custody after standoff

The Press Tribune had the first reporters on-scene at the shooting and worked with News Talk KFBK to provide live updates from the field for the greater Sacramento region.&nbs ...

Man arrested for allegedly trying to force way into Granite Bay home

An El Dorado Hills man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he tried to break into a Granite Bay home that was occupied by a 14-year-old girl. According to a sheriff’s pre ...