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Recent Crime News
Thursday Jul 23 | via The Union
While responding to a call about a suicidal woman in Meadow Vista early Thursday morning, a Placer County Sheriff's deputy reportedly was forced to shoot the woman when she drew a gun. The identity of the deceased woman, 44, won't be released until her family is notified, said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Dena Erwin. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via Rocklin and Roseville Today
When responding to a call about a suicidal woman in Meadow Vista early this morning, a Placer County Sheriff's deputy was forced to shoot the woman when she drew a gun. The identity of the deceased woman, 44, won't be released until her family is notified. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via Knco radio
Auburn Police are on the lookout for a bank robber. Yesterday morning at 11:20 a.m. there was a bank robbery at the U.S. Bank located in the 700 block of High Street, Auburn, CA. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Daily Kos
Did you know the state of California spends $11.7 b, 11% of the annual budget on incarceration? Which is chimerical at best, because legislators, and many people think that the more money you spend on locking people up, the more you're deterring crime, but evidence suggests that that's not close to being true. To be honest, there are exceptions to the rule, but in the vast majority of cases all you're doing is setting people up for a life of crime. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Rocklin and Roseville Today
The Placer County Sheriff's Office has appointed a deputy to deal with chronic crime problems in the north Auburn area. Deputy Zach Poiesz was selected as the new problem-oriented policing deputy, which is a specialized position created last year to deal with a range of community problems and crime prevention. Comment?
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