Convictions like King Fire Arsonist Huntsman are Rare

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 19, 2016 / comments

[By Kevin Fagan and Peter Fimrite. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle] In 2014, Stevenson cracked one of the most notorious wildfire arson cases in Sierra Nevada history, and the break came from a good witness. When he lit the 97,000-acre King Fire in Pollock Pines, then-37-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman took the bone-headed step of recording a selfie video on his phone. He was smirking as he filmed the growing flames, trying to show he’d been caught in a wildfire and was bravely escaping it — and then he showed the clip to a retired firefighter who gave him a ride out of the fire zone.

County Law Enforcement Issues MOST WANTED Alert for Jesse King

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 19, 2016 / comments

If seen call 911 to report location to local law enforcement - DA Investigator Dave Stevenson

El Dorado County Office of Education Honored with Patriot Awards

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 19, 2016 / comments

IMAGE: Disabilities/Mental Health Coordinator Stacia Ponce, Early Head Start Teacher Margarita Thomas, Assistant Director of Child Development Programs Gail Healy and Employer Support of the Guard Reserve (ESGR) representative, after the surprise award presentation at the El Dorado County Board of Education meeting in June.

Visiting Richmond Sex Offender Caught with Gun in EDC, Again

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 19, 2016 / comments

A "frequent Flyer" to the county jail is Deja Stocks of Richmond.  She was arrested again, less than a year after she was arrested in the county for having an illegal handgun.

Deja Stocks is a 24-year-old Registered Sex Offender that was found guilty of, "Sex Penetration With Foreign Object Of Victim Unaware Of Nature Of Act" and is prohibited from possessing a gun.

Last year, 09-05-2015, Deja Stocks was arrested in the county for: FELON/ETC POSS/ETC F/ARM; CRRY LOAD F/ARM:PUB:S/CIR; PROHIB OWN/ETC AMMO/ETC.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-08-18

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 19, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Aug 18, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: FELON/ETC POSS/ETC F/ARM, bail = $345,000...|  CONSPIRACY:COMMIT CRIME...|  THEFT...|  [3x] CHILD CRUELTY:POS INJ/DTH...|  VEHICLE THEFT...|  DIAMOND SPRINGS, JUVENILE SUSPECT CITED FOR BATTERY ON SCHOOL GROUNDS...|  GARDEN VALLEY, DEPUTIES WERE DISPATCHED TO A REPORTED NARCOTICS DETAIL ON SCHOOL GROUNDS...|  VICTIM REPORTED HER HUSBAND PUSHED HER OUT OF A VEHICLE...

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