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County Supervisors Approve Contract to Design and Build New Public Safety Facility

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments

[Carla Hass, EDC CAO Office]
(PLACERVILLE, CA) – The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors yesterday unanimously approved a $49 million contract to design and build a new public safety facility which will centralize all Sheriff’s Office operations including administration and office space, a morgue, a shooting range, special operations and training and evidence storage.

EID Water Outage In Pollock Pines

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments


We regret the inconvenience but due to an emergency water main break we are performing emergency repairs to the water system in the Pollock Pines area off of Pine Cone Drive. During this time you may experience low water pressure or a loss of water service.

If your water looks cloudy or dirty, do not drink it or use it for food preparation or personal hygiene purposes.

We anticipate completing the repairs by 8pm tonight, Wednesday November 15th.

Sheriff Announces Recovery of 2 Bodies from Fallen Leaf Lake

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Anthony Prencipe]

Bruce's Legacy, an underwater search and recovery team from Wisconsin, came to Fallen Leaf Lake to assist The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office with a deep water search for two missing people.

The first went missing in the summer of 1996.  A 21 year old male was reported to have drowned in Fallen Leaf Lake while boating, his body was never recovered.  The second went missing in 2001.  A female was reported to have drowned in the lake and her body was also never recovered.

DOJ criminalist testified at EDC trial that Convicts Sex Assault Suspect

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments

[California Statewide Law Enforcement Association]

EL DORADO COUNTY – On November 8, 2017, a jury in El Dorado County convicted Manuel Ovidio Ramos-Munoz of seven felony counts including kidnapping and sexual assault for the attack on a 22-year-old woman June 11, 2015.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-14-17

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of November 14, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1705738    GARY    PAUL    ASHER    M
PV    20171114    INCUSTODY    30    PPD
1203.2(A)    F    VIOL OF PROBATION    
11364(A)    M    POSS UNLAW PARAPHERNALIA    $2,000.00