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Escape From Custody Adds Very Serious Charges to Arrest

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 18, 2016 / comments

On Wednesday EDSO Deputies went to a Placerville area residence to serve a no bail arrest warrant for Forgery/counterfeit access cards. The wanted man was located hiding behind a couch in his living room. He was handcuffed and placed in the rear of a patrol unit. While Deputies were speaking to the next door neighbor, the man decided to break the rear window of the patrol unit and attempt to escape. He was immediately captured. (The man's injuries were self inflicted and as a result of him regaining his footing by pressing his head on the broken glass which is pictured on the ground).

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 18, 2016 / comments

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-17

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 17, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: MURDER... |  ENHANCEMENT- 4 PRIOR FELONY CONVICTIONS = $60,000 and 4 PRIOR PRISON TERMS = $40,000... |  ENHANCEMENT- 9 PRIOR FELONY CONVICTIONS    = $135,000 and 2 PRIOR PRISON TERMS $20,000... |  ESC:CHG/ETC:MISD:FRC/VIOL ... |  BATT CAUSING HER SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, VICTIM AGE = 62... |  SUSPECTS CONTACTED VICTIM BY PHONE, CLAIMED TO BE PG&E, AND HAD THE VICTIM WIRE $ TO THEM... 

Zika Virus Case Confirmed in Yolo County

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 17, 2016 / comments

Another case of the rapidly proliferating Zika Virus has been confirmed in California.

On Wednesday, Yolo County officials announced that a resident had contracted the mosquito-borne virus while visiting overseas. The announcement comes just weeks after another case of Zika was confirmed in Los Angeles County.

So far, no one is believed to have contracted the virus while inside the state, but experts believe it is only a matter of time. 

Opinion: El Dorado County Officals cover up hazardous waste

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 17, 2016 / comments

Opinion by Sue Taylor, Save Our County:

South Lake Tahoe Fifth-Graders Learning on Snowshoes at Heavenly Mountain Resort

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 17, 2016 / comments

Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV — Through a new educational program spearheaded by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and other basin partners, Lake Tahoe Unified School District students are taking full advantage of winter to learn about avalanche safety, winter animal survival and the science of snowmaking.

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