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Marquis Montgomery

Man Charged With Rape Of Disabled Woman In Penryn

A man has been arrested and charged with the rape of a disabled woman who was living in a Penryn care facility.


Sacramento Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For ID Thefts

A Sacramento man was sentenced Tuesday to three years, five months in federal prison for identity theft after defrauding 50 victims out of between $30,000 and $70,000, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.


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Granite Bay Teen Accused Of Firebombing Home

A 15-year-old Granite Bay boy was arrested Thursday on four counts of attempted homicide in connection with a firebombing late Wednesday night, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.


The Placer County Sheriff's Office removed thousands of marijuana plants from an area called Secret Ravine northeast of Colfax on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. (credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Placer Sheriff’s Office Removes 16,721 Marijuana Plants Near Colfax

Placer County sheriff’s detectives cut down 16,721 marijuana plants growing near Colfax on Wednesday.


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.