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by Placerville Newswire / Feb 19, 2017 / comments

Another foot of snow dropped Friday at several Lake Tahoe ski resorts, adding to the already staggering snow totals at ski resorts that have been bombarded with snow since January.

Squaw Valley received another foot of snow Friday, adding to its already sizable season totals.

Big Brothers Big Sisters announce 5th Annual Golf for Kids’ Sake fundraiser

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 19, 2017 / comments


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

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 19, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 17, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

JN1700763    VIDAL    VICTOR    AGUILAR    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PP    20170217    INCUSTODY    28    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
23152(B)    M    DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT    

Folsom Armed Robbery leads to Placerville's El Dorado High School LOCKDOWN and Local Captures

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 18, 2017 / comments


Four men were arrested Tuesday morning in connection with a robbery at a Folsom convenience store, but the search for the suspects led to the lockdown of El Dorado High School in Placerville, police said.

Men were seen about 5:30 a.m. taking money and goods from the Circle K at 95 Natoma Street, Folsom police said.  Only one suspect was located during a nearby apartment complex where the men had last been seen.

The investigation led officers to Placerville, where police searched for the additional robbers.

Update: Police Release Composite Sketch of Placerville Trail Sexual Assault Suspect

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 18, 2017 / comments

PLACERVILLE — The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of the man they believe sexually assaulted a woman as she walked on a trail with her child.

The male is described as being 14 to 20 years old, a dark skinned Hispanic, standing approximately 5’7” tall and weighing 130 pounds. The male had dark hair and brown eyes. 

The trail, just off Missouri Flat Road, is where investigators say the suspect approached the woman around 1 p.m. January 27.