Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 10-1-19

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 02, 2019 / comments

Note: Arrests are made based upon probable cause. All are entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

[PR Pond]

JN1904324    JON PAUL    GORDON    ANDREWS    M
LT    20191001    INCUSTODY    36    V
1203.2(A)    F    VIOL OF PROBATION    

Prescribed Fire on Private Lands Workshops Oct. 8 and Oct. 10

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 02, 2019 / comments

<UC Cooperative Extension>

Placerville, CA, October 1, 2019 – University of California Cooperative Extension will be hosting two one-day workshops in October 2019 designed for landowners and land managers wanting to gain skills in prescribed fire planning and implementation. 

Dates and times are:

October 8, 2019 at the Ambulance, Fire & EOC Facility, 18440 Striker Crt, Sonora, CA

Watercraft Inspection Stations Closing for the Season

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 01, 2019 / comments

<Chris Larson>

Stateline, NV – This week marks the last full week of operations for watercraft inspection stations as we transition into Fall. As of Oct. 1, watercraft inspection operations will move from roadside inspection stations and occur at Cave Rock and Lake Forest launch ramps for the winter season.

Camino Man Charged with Sexually Abusing Girls

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 01, 2019 / comments

<Rodney Brown, Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office>

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. — An El Dorado County man has been charged with sexually abusing three underage girls, authorities said.

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charged Rodney Brown, 62, of Camino, with eight felonies, including the abuse of girls who were younger than 14 at the time of the alleged assaults, prosecutors said in a release Tuesday.

Two of the alleged assaults happened in El Dorado County in 1995.

PPD Pink Patch Project - Breast Cancer Awareness

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 01, 2019 / comments

<Placerville Police Department>

The Placerville Police Department is participating in the Pink Patch Project and is selling T-Shirts with all proceeds going to the City of Hope Foundation. Shirts are $25. You may place your order on-line at