Local Sheriff's Send COVID calls to Public Health Departments

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 21, 2020 / comments

<Dena Webster>

Governor Newsom purported to impose a curfew that would apply to our region. However, the Sheriffs of Placer, Sacramento, and El Dorado county will not be enforcing it, trusting people to make their own decisions.

Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell, 

Sheriff's Activity Log for 11/19/2020

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2020 / comments

Arrests are made based upon probable cause



Placerville Police focus on CRIME not COVID

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2020 / comments

[Joe Wren, Chief of Police, City of Placerville]

"To the Community of Placerville:

Members of our community have reached out to me questioning the recent curfew order, as well as the existing public health orders. I want to clarify the position of the Placerville Police Department (which has not changed) as it relates to existing health orders and any potential impending orders at the County or State level.

COVID-19 Case update for Tuesday, Nov. 17

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2020 / comments

[Cris Alarcon, InEDC]

County Returns to "PURPLE" as new cases surge.  

On Monday California Governor Gavin Newsom announced El Dorado County, and 27 other counties, have been moved back into the most restrictive stage to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19.  This brings the total of counties in California in the purple tier to 40.

Shooting Investigation - Video Footage Sought

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2020 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Eric Palmberg, 11/17/20 3:54 pm]

On 11-16-2020 at around 2053 hours, EDSO responded to Panorama Mobile Home Park in Placerville regarding shots fired into an inhabited home. Fortunately, there were no injuries to the occupants. The unknown suspect(s) are believed to have left the area in a vehicle in an unknown direction. EDSO Detectives are searching the area for clues or video surveillance which may help identify the suspect(s) or assist with this investigation.