Opioid deaths mounting, lawmakers hit gas on new legislative push

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2018 / comments

[RACHEL ROUBEIN]

Congress is moving to take a second crack at opioid legislation, with lawmakers broadly agreeing that they need to do more to deal with a crisis that’s killing over 42,000 people per year.

There’s a sense of urgency to the push, as lawmakers continue to hear story after story of people in their communities dying from overdoses. The crisis doesn’t appear to be stemming, as the rate of opioid overdose deaths increased nearly 28 percent from 2015 to 2016.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-24-18

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of February 24, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JARED BARNES
JN1800990    JARED    PAUL    BARNES    M
PV    20180224    INCUSTODY    20    E
243(E)(1)    M    BAT:SPOUSE/EX SP/DATE/ETC    $7,500.00

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-23-18

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 24, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of February 23, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

SHERRY BENTLEY
JN1800983    SHERRY    LYNN    BENTLEY    F
LT    20180223    INCUSTODY    46    S
368(B)(1)    F    HARM/DEATH:ELDER/DEP ADLT    $75,000.00
245(A)(4)    F    ADW/FORCE:POSSIBLE GBI    $10,000.00
1203.2(A)    M    VIOL OF PROBATION    $15,000.00

Community Hubs

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 23, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

El Dorado County and its partnering agencies care about the health and well-being of our residents.  Research shows that relationships are the main ingredient that helps us overcome though times.  That is why the Community Hubs project is so important.  The Community Hubs help build connections to support families in being healthy.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-22-18

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 23, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of February 20, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

Pages