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Placer County Sheriff’s Office

Thomas Franklin Williams

175 Pounds Of Marijuana Uncovered After Traffic Stop In Loomis

A traffic stop in Loomis turned into a felony drug and weapons arrest after a Placer County sheriff’s K-9 sniffed out a large load of marijuana.



Boy, 14, Charged With Lewd Acts At Auburn Daycare

A 14-year-old boy was arrested for lewd and lascivious acts against two other children at an Auburn daycare on Tuesday and the center was shut down by the state.


Cynthia Holland

‘Bad Hair Bandit’ Pleads Guilty To 21 Counts Of Bank Robbery

Cynthia Lynn Van Holland, 48, a transient from the states of Idaho and Washington, pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to 21 counts of bank robbery.


Cynthia Holland

‘Bad Hair Bandit’ Arraigned On 21 Counts Of Bank Robbery

A 48-year-old woman was arraigned in federal court on Friday on 21 counts of bank robbery, including three in the Sacramento region.


Daniel Collins, left, and Joseph Engel

Two Bay Area Men Arrested For Hitting Placer Patrol Cars In Stolen Vehicle

Two Bay Area men were arrested on Tuesday after they reportedly rammed two Placer County sheriff’s patrol cars in a stolen Honda.


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Man Arrested For Attempted Murder After Stabbing In Sheridan

A 19-year-old man was arrested for attempted murder following a stabbing in Sheridan on Thursday morning.


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Placer County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspect In Reported Rape

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a young man in connection with a reported rape near the Colfax Ball Park earlier this week.


Top row, left to right: Theresa Schnackel, Christopher Walker, Zachary Lackett; Bottom row, left to right: Dennis Dorman, Kristen Jacobs, Zeth Stuart

Placer County Deputies Arrest 6 Suspects In Two Home Burglaries

Sheriff’s deputies in Placer County caught six burglars in the act on Monday in two separate home break-ins, one in Meadow Vista and the other in Applegate, the department announced.


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Human Skeleton Remains Found Near Roseville Golf Course

Human skeletal remains were found Thursday evening at a creek near a Roseville golf course, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported.


Morgan Belden

Former Colfax Teacher Arrested On Child Sex Abuse Charges

A former high school teacher and coach has been arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.


A mentally disabled, blind woman living at this Penryn care facility has become pregnant, prompting an investigation. (credit: CBS13)

Pregnancy Of Disabled Penryn Woman Being Investigated

Very disgusting” and “very disturbing” were some of the terms used by Penryn residents after learning the news that a severely mentally disabled and blind woman living in that rural Placer County community is pregnant.


A home in Tahoe City was badly damaged in a fire overnight Tuesday. (credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Two Die In Tahoe City Fire

An early morning fire claimed the lives of two Tahoe City residents and their dog, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.