Businesses Robbed at Gunpoint as Suspect Sought
The Placer County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying the man who recently robbed two Loomis businesses at gunpoint.
The man, who is described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall to 5 feet, 8 inches tall, is thought to be in his mid-20s. He is possibly Hispanic and may be associated with a white compact car, similar to a Saturn coupe.
The man robbed the Star Liquor Store on Taylor Road in Loomis on Wednesday, January 16, at 11:35 a.m. The clerk said he was wearing a black hoodie and a black knit cap, and used a handgun in the robbery. Two days later, Friday, January 18, a man matching the same description robbed the Valero gas station on Penryn Road in Penryn around noon. A handgun was also used in that robbery.
Anyone with information about this suspect or the robberies is urged to contact the Placer County Sheriff's Office at (530) 889-7800. To earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 and remain anonymous, please call Placer County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-923-8191 or report an anonymous tip online at www.placercrimestoppers.com. All information given to Placer County Crime Stoppers remains confidential and a cash reward is paid if the information leads to an arrest or arrests.
Print This Article
Placer County News HeadlinesAutism in Girls Study Launched in CaliforniaAutism is far more common in boys than girls - affecting 1 in 54 boys and 1 in 252 girls - but little is known about biological differences between boys and girls with autism.
Sierra Shoot Out Water Polo Tournament in RocklinThe Sierra Shoot Out Water Polo tournament is back for another year at Sierra College. The junior college has hosted this high school tournament for over 20 years
What is Slowing the California Housing Recovery?Realtor, Julie Jalone of MagnumOne Realty in Roseville, writes about why the California and Sacramento housing markets are not expanding as fast as expected. Find out what Julie thinks is contributing to a slower real estate market.
Circus Vargas in Roseville this September Roseville,CA -- Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages as the circus comes to Roseville.
Hot Pink Fun Run in Downtown Roseville September 28thRegistration is now open for the 7th Annual Hot Pink Fun Run, a family-friendly run, walk and fun zone on Sunday, September 28, 2014.
Monty Python's Spamalot at Roseville TheaterSPAMALOT tells the legendary tale of King Arthur's quest to find the Holy Grail. However, diverting a bit from the true story, this hilarious musical
High Marks for Sierra College Energy Tech StudentsThe Sierra College Energy Technology students who took the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Entry-level exam in June 2014, all passed.
Multiple Sclerosis Becomes Counselor's AssetDuring most of the '70s, Kathe Skinner, now a 65-year-old licensed marriage family therapist in Colorado Springs, Colorado, couldn't figure out what was wrong with her body.
Placer Water Agency Eyes $7 Billion Bond OpportunityFunding for water resource improvements in Placer County could be possible if California voters support the $7.12 billion bond issue on the Nov. 4 ballot, it was
Napa Earthquake Victims Urged to Hire Licensed ContractorsEarthquake: The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) is urging residents of Napa Valley and surrounding areas to only hire California-licensed contractors
8 Arrested in Roseville Police Drug and ID Theft OperationRoseville Police detectives, following up on a Roseville drug case, searched a home in Sacramento and found evidence of methamphetamine sales and identity theft involving scores of victims.
Placer County Republican Party Announces EndorsementsThe Placer County Republican Party has announced the following endorsements in local races for the November 2014 election.