Snow Turning to Rain Below 5,000 feet Prompts Flood Warnings Later Today

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 03, 2017 / comments

Winter Weather Advisory 3:45 AM PST TUE JAN 3 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS WINTER TRAVEL DOWN TO LOW ELEVATIONS WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES, CHAIN CONTROLS AND TRAFFIC DELAYS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED THROUGH TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 3 TO 6 INCHES AROUND 3000 FEET WITH AN INCH OR TWO DOWN TO AROUND 1500 FEET ELEVATION.

Flood Watch 3:30 AM PST TUE JAN 3 2017

...FLOOD WATCH FOR SIERRA NEVADA AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS...

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-2-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 03, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 2, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

DANIEL AMSDEN
JN1700026    DANIEL    LEE    AMSDEN    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
LT    20170102    INCUSTODY    51    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
273.5(F)(1)    F    INF INJ:SPS/ETC W/PR ASLT    

Local Fugitive from Justice Arrested in Kingman Az

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 02, 2017 / comments

On Dec. 17, Kingman Police arrested Morgan Raymond Ast, 35, of Shingle Springs, California in the 1200 block of West Beale Street on a fugitive from justice warrant issued out of California.

Police reported Ast was arrested after they were called to do a welfare check on him. They were advised he had a felony warrant for his arrest.

Police found Morgan and took him into custody. He was booked into the Mohave County jail without incident.

 

UBER DRIVER SAVES 16 YEAR OLD GIRL FROM SEX SLAVERY IN SACRAMENTO

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 02, 2017 / comments

Avi Selk, The Washington Post -- Uber driver Keith Avila picked up a passenger who looked like a 12-year-old girl in a short skirt on Monday night. That was the first sign that something was off, he would say later.

Two women got into his car with the girl outside a house in Sacramento, Calif. Halfway to their destination - a Holiday Inn in the suburbs - they asked Avila to turn up the music, he said.

Then the women turned to the girl. Avila listened in.

Now Hiring - US Forest Service and the Cal FTB

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 02, 2017 / comments

Looking for a job? El Dorado County Connections - One Stop is hosting a free employer presentations on January 9th, 12th, and 19th.

El Dorado County Connections - One Stop is hosting two free employer presentations with the US Forest Service.

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