School Closures

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 16, 2020 / comments

[Dina Gentry]

As of 7:42 p.m. the following school districts are closed Friday, January 17 due to inclement weather:

Camino Union School District
Pollock Pines Elementary School District

This page will be updated as new information about school districts is received.
Current Closures >

Decisions regarding school closures are determined locally by school officials.


Update Regarding Juvenile Found Deceased

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 16, 2020 / comments

[Cmdr. Kim Nida, Placerville Police Department, Office of the Chief of Police]

Placerville, CA – Updated information regarding the missing juvenile from Placerville that was found deceased on January 11, 2020.

The Placerville Police Department was contacted on January 11, 2020 regarding a missing 11 year old juvenile, Roman Lopez. After an extensive search of the area, involving multiple agencies and many community members, Roman was found deceased. As many are aware, we have been conducting an investigation into a suspicious death.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-15-20

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 16, 2020 / comments

JN2000202    RACHEL    LYNN    BUSELLI    F
LT    20200115    RELEASED    38    S
148.9(A)    M    FALSE ID TO SPECIFIC PO'S    $10,000.00
148.9(A)    M    FALSE ID TO SPECIFIC PO'S    $10,000.00

JN2000200    JESSICA    LYNN    CUMMINGS    F
PV    20200115    RELEASED    37    E
602.5    M    ENTER NONCOMM DWELLING    $2,000.00

Sierra Backcountry Avalanche Warning issued January 16

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 16, 2020 / comments

[Emergency Alerts]

EVENT: Avalanche Warning

ALERT: The following message is transmitted at the request of the U.S. Forest Service Sierra Avalanche Center.

The Sierra Avalanche Center in Truckee has Issued a backcountry Avalanche Warning.

* Timing...In effect from Thu 10:00 PST to Fri 07:00 PST.

* Affected Area...Central Sierra Nevada Mountains between Yuba Pass (Hwy 49) on the north and Ebbetts pass (Hwy 4) on the south, including the greater Lake Tahoe area.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-14-20

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 15, 2020 / comments

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

JN2000190    MICHAEL    JAMES    BRADY    M
LT    20200114    INCUSTODY    47    S
273.6(A)    M    VIO ORD:PREVNT DOMES VIOL    $25,000.00

JN2000185    BRUCE    ELDON    COUCH    M
PV    20200114    INCUSTODY    46    E
242    M    BATTERY ON PERSON    $40,000.00