CHP

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

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 ...

For tipsy New Year’s revelers, a lifeline

Ringing in the new year usually involves the celebratory consumption of alcoholic beverages, but thanks to a program coordinated by AAA Northern California, inebriated Placer Count ...

Teens get schooled in driving safety

PLACERVILLE, CA - The Placerville office of the California Highway Patrol is hosting three Start Smart classes in Cameron Park in the next few weeks on the heels of a serious solo- ...

Car accident in Shingle Springs injures three teens

A solo-vehicle car crash sent three teens to area hospitals, two with serious injuries. According to Officer Quinin Cuthbertson, of the Placerville office of the California Highwa ...

CHP welcomes new public face for office in Placerville

PLACERVILLE, CA - There is a new official voice for the Placerville office of the California Highway Patrol. Officer Quinn Cuthbertson, 41, has taken over the duties of the public ...

Crash near Pilot Hill kills motorcyclist

A motorcycle rider was killed in a crash on Salmon Falls Road just north of Pilot View Drive near Pilot Hill Sunday afternoon. The 52-year-old female, whose residence was given as ...

Police cracking down on DUIs in Folsom, El Dorado Hills areas

Drunken revelers beware, if you get behind the wheel, local law enforcement agencies are looking for you. A statewide crackdown on drunk drivers, spearheaded by the California High ...

Alleged killer of CHP officer appears in court

A tiny gold sheriff's star affixed to a crucifix hung from the neck of a slain CHP officer's mother Friday afternoon as she appeared in the same courtroom as the man alleged to hav ...