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Once-Honored Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested On Teen Sex Charges

Ken Skogen isn’t used to being on the other side of the law. The deputy was arrested by his own team, accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old sheriff’s department volunteer.


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Detectives: Reported Attempted Placer County Kidnapping A Misunderstanding

He told detectives that he had bumped into the child while walking the aisles of the store. He went to pick up the child, the man tells detectives, but the grandmother misunderstood his actions and yelled.


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Fish And Wildlife Scientist Arrested On Child Sex Charges At Auburn Park

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies say Tim Nosal tried arranging a meeting with a 13-year-old girl for sex. Outside his Fair Oaks home, visiting family members were apparently unaware of his arrest.


Couple Accused Of Torturing, Sexually Assaulting Colfax Man During Robbery

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies say Donald Bell, 46, and Robin Brawley, 23, sneaked into the victim’s apartment and waited for him to come home. They hit him with a stun gun, put handcuffs on his legs that left deep wounds.


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Newcastle Man Accused Of Setting Home On Fire With Mother Inside

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Petty, 20, after detectives found gasoline and other items used to set fire to a side of the home.