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Unoccupied home site of marijuana operation

ROSEVILLE — An unoccupied home in the 1800 block of Blue Skies Drive was the site of an illicit marijuana growing operation, police announced Wednesday. The man renting the residence,

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Unlicensed contractor arrested for doing business in disaster area

AUBURN — Repeat offender Jeffrey Lyn Scott has been arrested again for contracting without a license – this time in a disaster area. Scott, 48, was nabbed Tuesday during an

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Internet predators fall into Operation TRAPS

For two days last week, law enforcement officers in Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, El Dorado and Placer counties were busy conducting a child predator sweep. The operation, code named Operation

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Roseville man pleads guilty to wire fraud

ROSEVILLE — A Roseville man has pled guilty to two counts of wire fraud and could face 30 years in prison. Alexsandr Bernik, 28, was reportedly involved in a scheme

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Woman conviced for letting Down Syndrome child wander too many times

AUBURN — A 58-year-old Reno woman with a history of leaving her Down Syndrome child behind in stores or letting him wander away has been convicted by a jury for

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Bogus matchmaking site preyed on job seekers’ desperation

ROCKLIN — It was supposed to be just an easy part-time gig to tide over Rocklin’s newly married Derek Sherrard and Jaymie Sanfilippo between jobs. But after a nightmarish whirlwind

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Grand theft suspect linked to Roseville fire

ROSEVILLE — Roseville police chased down a grand theft suspect who may have sparked a wind-swept vegetation fire that chewed through 90 acres of open grassland Wednesday. Patrick John Henry,

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Roseville man latest to fall for growing laser crime

SACRAMENTO — It’s not a widely publicized crime but, according to federal aviation officials, “lasering” is dangerous enough to deserve more of the proverbial spotlight than it’s getting. A Roseville

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Five arrested in alleged meth operation

ROSEVILLE — Five people were arrested and booked into Placer County Jail Tuesday for illegally purchasing large amounts of Sudafed, allegedly with the intent to manufacture and sell methamphetamine out

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Roseville police to put brakes on red-light runners

ROSEVILLE — Over the next few weeks, traffic enforcement officers with the Roseville Police Department will pay extra attention to red-light runners, concentrating efforts on selected intersections throughout the city