Yellow Pages |   News Updates |   Local Jobs |   Events Calendar |   Movie Times | Recycling
Rocklin and Roseville Today Local Events
contact add event advertise 

Seniors Arrested in Roseville High School Arson



At 1:20 a.m. this morning, Roseville Fire Department  and Roseville Police Department personnel responded to a fire in Roseville High School's football field.  Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire, but it had completely destroyed the stage set up on the field for Roseville High's graduation tomorrow night, and caused extensive damage to the turf.  The fire was quickly determined to be arson.  The school district 's preliminary estimate to repair the damage is  $100,000. 

The Roseville Police Department youth service officer assigned to Roseville High School and school offiicials investigated, and identified two Roseville High School students as suspects. 

Both are seniors who would have graduated with their class tomorrow night. Roy Jordan Loya, age 18, and a 17-year-old male have been arrested on suspicion of arson, felony vandalism, and conspiracy.  

School and district officials have made a phenomenal effort to temporarily repair the damage and rent a replacement stage so that graduation can go on as planned tomorrow night.

Loya's booking photo will be released later after the booking process is complete.





Placer County News Headlines

Hyundai Azera: A sleeper among large sedansThe Hyundai Azera may soon rise to the level of its in-house competitors thanks to a new design and some notable upgrades

Leadership Rocklin Program Returns in SeptemberRobin McConnell-Trimble, CEO of the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce, recently announced that the Chamber will once again host Leadership Rocklin

4 Firefighters Injured Battling Lowell FireFour firefighters suffered burn injuries while battling the Lowell Fire. 1,800 structures in Placer & Nevada Counties threatened.

Roseville Gas Prices: Find the Best DealsRoseville, CA- Roseville gas prices remained mostly flat this past week with prices hovering above $3 gallon at a few locations

Californian with Autism Struggles to Fit InHers was one tough way to discover a disability.

Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk in Rocklin this AugustThe second annual Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk will take place Sunday, Aug. 30 at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin

Rocklin Crime Report Digest Update (7-24-15)Rocklin, CA- Weekly crime report digest update for the City of Rocklin from July 13-19, 2015

Parent Frustrated By Years of MisdiagnosisPatricia Stroh has strong advice for parents of children with disabilities: "You know your child better than anyone. If you feel doctors are wrong

Serial Pharmacy Robbery Suspect SoughtThe man who may be responsible for committing five recent armed pharmacy robberies struck for the sixth time

Police: Suicidal Woman Shot and Killed after Wielding GunWhen 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.

What First Time Buyers Need to KnowRoseville, CA - When the time is right for a starter home many buyers discover the amount they want to pay will not get them the home of their dreams.

Roseville Hosting Fastpitch Frenzy Softball TournamentRoseville's Maidu Park and Mahany Park will host the ASA/USA National Championship July 27 through August 2


NEWS: In Case You Missed It