Sex Offender Compliance Check Nets El Dorado County Sheriff's Office Three

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 18, 2016 / comments

EDSO Sergeant Tasha Thompson announces that On August 17, 2016, the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, along with allied agencies, conducted a Sex Offender Compliance Check throughout the county.  

Three males were found to be out of compliance for failing to register.  

All three were arrested and booked into the El Dorado County Jail.

[EDSO Courtesy Booking photos of Walter Warden, Darryl Miller, and Erik Baker.]

Another Historic Presidential Tahoe Summit

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 18, 2016 / comments

[By Joanne S. Marchetta]  Lake Tahoe was at a crossroads in 1997. The lake’s famous water clarity, once measuring 100 feet, was declining year after year because of stormwater pollution from roads and developed areas and erosion from streams damaged by logging and cattle grazing. 
 

Counterfeit Money, IDs, Credit Cards found in Sheriff Bust of Two Women in Disabled Car

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 18, 2016 / comments

(Tanya Starks and Kimberly Higgins Mug Shots Courtesy: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office)  The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a disabled vehicle in the roadway of Strolling Hills Road near the Safeway in Cameron Park.  Deputies contacted two females inside a disabled vehicle.

One of the females, Tanya Starks, was determined to be on felony searchable probation.  The other woman in the car has been identified as Kimberly Higgins.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-08-17

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 18, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Aug 17, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: [3x] INDECENT EXPOSURE SEX OFFENDER FAIL REG...|  BATT ON CUSTODIAL OFFICER+, bail $97,500...|  BURGLARY:SECOND DEGREE...|  BRING CNTL SUB/ETC JAIL, bail $50,000...|  POSS CNTL SUB FOR SALE & TRANSP/ETC CNTL SUB, bail $40,000 ...|  MAKE/ETC COUNTRFT PLT/ETC+, [TWO FEMALES WERE ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT MONEY, PRINTERS, AND MULTIPLE ID'S, CHECKS, AND CREDIT CARDS] bail $65,000...|  FELONY WARRANT REVEALED A METHAMPHETAMINE PIPE IN HIS LEFT FRONT PANTS POCKET...

Did You Know hOW You Can Help Pets in the Flooded Louisiana  

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 17, 2016 / comments

Merton Miller writes, "Just got off the phone with the manager at St. Tammany Humane shelter and I broke down at first. Asked her what immediate needs were..dog and cat food and kitty litter and blankets. I'm going to try for a trip tomorrow..about 40 miles away. Keep it up my friends."

The US Coast Guard and other first responders rescued more than 20,000 people over the weekend. Civilians helped out in some cases. In one remarkable example captured on video, David Phung pulled a woman and her dog from her car after it had plunged underwater.

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