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Elder Abuse Arrest - Felony Criminal Threats, False Imprisonment, and Kidnapping

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 22, 2016 / comments

[EDSO Lieutenant Jim Byers] On April 22nd, 2016 at 3:15 am, El Dorado County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a report of a verbal dispute at a residence off of South Shingle Road.

Upon the Deputies arrival, they contacted 47 year old Charles Bigby, who was on the roof of the residence doing construction work.  Charles told Deputies there was no dispute and denied any issues at the house.

Michael Ciccozzi New El Dorado County Counsel

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 22, 2016 / comments

Placerville, CA – On Monday, April 18, 2016, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors appointed Michael Ciccozzi as County Counsel after a competitive recruitment process.

Following the announcement of his appointment, Michael said, “I am grateful for the support of the Board of Supervisors and the opportunity to continue to work with the exceptional attorneys and staff in the Office of County Counsel.”

Michael has been working as Interim County Counsel since January 8, 2016, following the resignation of Robyn Drivon.

Michael Ciccozzi lives in El Dorado Hls, CA.

Police Asks for Help Locating Sex Offender in South Lake Tahoe

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 22, 2016 / comments

South Lake Tahoe police are asking for the public’s help in locating a convicted sex offender who has allegedly failed to register his residence with police.

Rafael Corea was convicted for lewd and lascivious acts with a minor aged 14 or 15 in 1995, according to a press release from the City of South Lake Tahoe.

South Lake Tahoe City Council to resume televising public comments

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 22, 2016 / comments

[by Adam Jensen]  South Lake Tahoe City Council will resume televising and streaming all public comments at its meetings, even if the comments pertain to issues that aren’t scheduled to be discussed.

The council briefly suspended televising and streaming what are known as public comments on non-agenda items. The comments take place near the beginning of each meeting and allow anyone to raise issues relevant to the city, even if the topics are not on the meeting’s agenda.

Third suspect in South Lake Tahoe Murder arrested in Texas

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 22, 2016 / comments

UPDATE:  On Sunday, April 17, 2016, District Attorney Investigator Ken Barber and Detectives Herminghaus and Liles from the South Lake Tahoe Police Department left for Houston, Texas in search of Domenic Seanlee Randolph, based on tips and leads developed during the investigation.  Due to severe weather, they arrived in Houston at 3:00 AM on Monday, April 18, 2016 and were faced with severe flooding in the Houston area where more than 13″ of rain fell in 6 hours.