Placerville Art & Wine Festival on Oct. 15th on Main St!

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 09, 2016 / comments

Get your tickets now, before they sell out, for the always popular Placerville Art & Wine Festival on Oct. 15th on Main St!

For just $30 you can sample from over 28 fabulous foothill wineries, listen to the Island of Black & White Band and much more.

Saturday, October 15, 6pm-9pm

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-10-7

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 08, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Oct 7, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: 2x DUI .08 ALCOHOL:BODLY INJ...  |  DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT, & HIT AND RUN:PROP DAMAGE...  |  CARRY LOAD F/ARM:COMT FEL... |  A MALE JUVENILE ARMED HIMSELF WITH A KNIFE AND THREATENED TO KILL HIS FATHER WHILE INSIDE A RESIDENCE, JUVENILE ARRESTED AGE= 14...  |  DEATH INVESTIGATION, COOL. SEX=F AGE = 31...  |  A STOLEN VEHICLE WAS RECOVERED AND RETURNED TO OWNER...  |  BOYFRIEND HIT AND BIT GIRLFRIEND LEAVING VISIBLE INJURY. VICTIM AGE = 52... 

John "JR" Liska is a wanted "Person of Interest"

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 08, 2016 / comments

"JR - if you are reading this, give us a call. We want to talk," EDSO.

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PERSON OF INTEREST IN PROPERTY CRIME CASE: John "JR" Liska is a person of interest in a series of property crimes. 

Over the past several weeks a series of property crimes have occurred both in the City of South Lake Tahoe and in the El Dorado County neighborhood of the Tahoe Basin. In many of these instances cars have been broken into and checks and credit cards used at business and casinos both in California and Nevada. 

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-10-6

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 07, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Oct 6, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: GRAND THEFT:FIREARM, FELON/ETC POSS/ETC F/ARM...  |  2x BURGLARY, CONSPIRACY, & FORGERY...  |  POSS CNTL SUB FOR SALE, bail $20,000...  |  BATT PO/EMERG PRSNL/ETC, bail $15,000...  |  GOLD BEACH, A FEMALE ADULT WAS PUNCHED IN THE FACE MULTIPLE TIMES...  |  4x EL DORADO HILLS, SUSPECT(S) STOLE ITEMS FROM A VEHICLE...  |  FEMALE STOLE PUMPKINS FROM THE FRONT OF THE STORE...

Stolen Vehicle Leads to Arrest of 31 Year Old Joseph Leonard in Placerville

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 07, 2016 / comments

By Cmdr. Kim Nida, PPD  –  Joseph Leonard was arrested by Placerville Police Officers in connection with driving a stolen vehicle.

On October 5th, 2016 around 8 am, Placerville Police Officers were called to a residence in the 1500 Block of Country Club Drive regarding a sighting of a recently reported stolen vehicle. 
When officers responded to the neighborhood, they located the stolen vehicle parked in front of a residence. Officers contacted a subject nearby who verbally identified himself as Joseph Leonard, 31 years old. 

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