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Placer County Sheriff recovers remains of 2005 murder victim Christie Lynn Wilson

August 24, 2020 – In October 2005, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office investigated the murder of 27-year-old Christie Lynn Wilson. The investigation ultimately resulted in the arrest of Mario Garcia. The Placer County District Attorney’s Office prosecuted Garcia, and after a trial, he was convicted of first-degree murder. Despite extensive searches throughout Placer and Nevada […]

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Bears enjoying a late night stroll through Tahoe City – video by Placer County Sheriff’s own “Bear Whisperer”

December 27, 2017 – Another clip by Deputy Nevins, aka the “Bear Whisperer,” and the three Tahoe City bears. Mama and the kids were out for a late night stroll. Well, look who’s back! It’s Deputy Nevins, our very own “bear whisperer,” & his three bear friends! Nevins spotted the mom and her two cubs […]

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Placer County deputies rescue ill Forest Service employee at Duncan Peak (video)

July 3, 2017 – While on off-highway patrol in the back country Saturday, two Placer County Sheriff’s deputies coordinated a multi-agency rescue effort to get an ill man to the hospital. Saturday, July 1, the deputies were conducting OHV, or Off-Highway Vehicle enforcement near Foresthill. When they stopped at Duncan Peak fire lookout, they discovered […]

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Four arrested for warrants & drugs after enforcement effort by deputies and K9 at Bear River Campground

April 26, 2017 – Yesterday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office conducted a directed enforcement detail at the Bear River Campground. They were assisted by the Placer County Parks and Recreation Land Management Division in a joint effort. Sheriff’s deputies met with several individuals while Parks and Recreation verified fee slips for those camping at the […]

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