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Two Suspects Wanted in Connection with a South Lake Tahoe Robbery Murder

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 03, 2016 / comments

Pictured here are two composite sketches of unidentified suspects related to the murder of 40 year old Dennis Wright Jr. in the parking lot of the Beverly Lodge on the evening of Saturday, January 30th . 

Boy, 3, dies in two car-collision in Somerset, poor tire tread and wet road noted

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 03, 2016 / comments

A 3-year-old boy died from injuries suffered Thursday at approximately 4:06 p.m on Jan. 28, when the car in which he was riding collided with an SUV on a wet road in Somerset in El Dorado County.

The 3-year-old boy died after a two car-collision when the car being driven by Jacob Jimenez, 43, of Somerset at 4 p.m. was southbound on Mt. Aukum Road, north of Outingdale Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Jimenez lost control of his car and traveled into the oncoming lane. The right side of the car hit the front end of a northbound SUV.

COMMENTARY: The Year Ahead for California’s Rural Counties

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

Last month, I was sworn in as Chair of the Rural County Representatives of California, better known as RCRC. The core of RCRC’s mission is to improve the ability of small, rural California county governments to provide services by reducing the burden of state and federal mandates, and promoting a greater understanding among policy makers about the unique challenges that face California’s small population counties.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-01

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 1, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: THRTN CRIME:INT:TERRORIZE, EXHIBIT DEADWPN... |  SEX REG FAIL RPT ADD CHG... |  STALKING... |  FUG JUST:WARRANT ARREST***CASH ONLY BAIL*** bail = $120,000... |   BURGLARY:SECOND DEGR \ RED HAWK... |  AN ATTEMPTED PHONE SCAM OCCURED AGAINST AN ELDERLY COUPLE.

KEY: Common Name
-Booking Number -First Name -Middle Name -Last Name -Sex
-Facility -Date Booked -Status -Age at Booking -Arresting Agency
-First 5 Charges -Bail $

Senior Legal Services Available for Older Residents in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

Are you a senior in need of legal advice, counsel, or advocacy? El Dorado County offers general civil legal services to county residents 60 years of age or older through the Senior Legal Services office. Individuals can meet with an attorney to get legal advice, solve problems, mediate disputes, prepare legal documents, and be represented in specific types of elder abuse issues.

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