yellow pages news jobs local specials coupons hotels events calendar movie times RSS News Feeds
Rocklin and Roseville Today
   |   Current Temp: 60.0 F (15.6 C)
 

Shots Fired at Police: Suspects Arrested





suspects.jpg

Auburn, CA -- At about 2:30 Sunday morning (12-22-13), a Placer County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to stop a red Volkswagen Cabrio on Lincoln Way, near Russell Road, in Auburn.  The vehicle fled toward Foresthill.

As the pursuit headed up Foresthill Road, one of the occupants of the VW fired at least two shots at the deputy's patrol car. Fortunately, nothing was struck by the bullets.

Approximately 1/2-mile past downtown Foresthill, the suspect vehicle crashed into a telephone pole and both occupants ran from the car and into the wooded area.

One of the occupants was located after about 20 minutes of searching with the use of a K-9.The suspect, Eric Eaton, 31, was uncooperative and the K-9 was deployed.

Eaton was taken into custody.  He sustained injuries to his arm and was treated at the hospital.  The red VW was then determined to have been stolen several days ago.

The Placer County Sheriff's Special Enforcement Team (SET) responded to search the area.  It was determined the outstanding suspect was Phillip Murphy, 20, of Foresthill.  At approximately 9:30 a.m., deputies and detectives developed information of Murphy's possible whereabouts.  The Special Enforcement Team surrounded a residence on Lowe Street in Foresthill, and the residents of the home were voluntarily and safely removed. SET members learned the second suspect was in a bedroom. The suspect refused to talk to deputies.

At around 10:00 a.m., SET members were able to enter the bedroom and take the suspect into custody without further incident.

Both suspects were booked at the Placer County Jail on charges of attempted murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle and felony evading a peace officer.

At the time of this release photos of the suspects are unavailable. We don't expect them to be available until later this evening.





more news Print This Article


Placer County News Headlines

Big DoG Countdown: PRIDE IndustriesBig DoG Countdown: Learn about how PRIDE Industries impacts your community.

Roseville Shooting Leads to Arrest of Sacramento TrioAt 7:45 p.m. April 16, officers responded to a report of shots fired from a car toward another car in the area of Pleasant Grove Boulevard and Fairway Drive.

Roseville Crime Report Digest (4-17-14)The Roseville Police Department's Crime Report Digest for April 17, 2014.

John and Marilyn Redding Recipients of 2014 Public Safety Leadership Award John and Marilyn Redding were this year's recipients of the Public Safety Leadership Award, which was presented to the Rocklin couple at the third annual Victim's Rights Breakfast.

Your Aging Genes and Risk of DementiaUC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Director Charles DeCarli will discuss "Your aging genes: What you need to know about your risk for dementia" during the Community Discovery Lecture Series on Thursday, May 8

America's ClayFest II in RosevilleThe Art League of Lincoln in conjunction with Blue Line Arts will be holding the second annual art show and competition at the beautiful Blue Line Arts in Roseville, CA

Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert SeriesTickets are still available for the popular Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert Series, directed by Lorin Miller, but hurry - they're going fast!

Chocolate Fest in Paradise May 10thExperience a chocolate paradise on the Paradise/Magalia ridge nestled among tall green pines in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and overlooking the Sacramento Valley

Big DoG Countdown: Soldiers ProjectBig DoG Countdown: Learn how Soldiers Project impacts your community.

Big DoG Countdown: KidsFirstBig DoG Countdown: Learn about how KidsFirst impacts your community.

End of Life Planning: A Difficult Subject for ManyIt is often difficult to imagine your end of life care-or end of life care for a loved one-in the event you or your loved one becomes incapable of making health care decisions.

STEM Collaborative Teaches Critical ThinkingAt the final session of the Sierra College STEM Collaborative ACTivATE nine-month professional development program on teaching applied critical thinking, Sierra College and high school instructors reported




more news