One Georgetown man Died, Another Injured in Tuesday Crash on 193

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 10, 2016 / comments

One Georgetown man died and another driver was injured Tuesday afternoon in a collision on Highway 193  reported at 3:13 p.m. just east of Cool in El Dorado County acording to a CHP Report.

Officer Brent McElmurry, a California Highway Patrol spokesman, said a blue Subaru Forester was eastbound on the two-lane highway when it drifted into the westbound lane, into the path of a Ford F-150 pickup truck. The Subaru collided with the left front of the pickup and the pickup went over an embankment on the north side of the highway. The truck landed on its roof on a dirt road below.

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Sets Landmark Decision in Tribal Sovereignty Case

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 10, 2016 / comments

Ninth Circuit Court Sets Precedence with Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Case

Placerville, CA – Monday, the Ninth Circuit held in a precedential opinion that the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians did not waive its sovereign immunity by removing into federal court a state court dispute brought by a former employee of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians’ Health and Wellness Center.

Following the Eleventh Circuit, the panel held that the act of removal does not express the clean and unequivocal waiver that is required for a tribe to relinquish its immunity. 

3 Placerville Police Department SHIELD Cars Graffitied 

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 10, 2016 / comments

This past weekend 3 PPD SHIELD volunteer cars were spray painted with graffiti causing damage to the vehicles. The Placerville Police Department SHIELD (Seniors Helping In Enforcement Like Duties) Program, is a volunteer program for Seniors over the age of 50. A SHIELD volunteer helps to establish unity and interaction between the community and the police department and enhances the police department’s ability to provide quality service to the City of Placerville.

Recent Local Convictions

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 10, 2016 / comments

The following cases were recently adjudicated in the El Dorado County Superior Courts:

GILSON, THOMASPeople v. Thomas David Gilson, Case No. P15CRM0183

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-08-09

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 10, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Aug 9, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: ATTEMPT BURGLARY, bail $50,000...|  BATT W/SERIOUS BODILY INJ, bail $50,000...|  DUI DRUG:CAUSE BODILY INJ, bail $20,000...|  REC KNWN STOLN PROP, bail $50,000...|  DISCHARGE OF FIREARM \ ROCKY BAR RD...|  GEORGETOWN, REPORT OF A STOLEN AIRCRAFT...|  CAMERON PARK, FICTITIOUS $100 BILL AT A GAS STATION...|  SUBJECT REPORTED MISSING IN YOLO COUNTY LOCATED IN ELDO COUNTY...

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