Crime

Alameda Seeks to Dismiss 5,900 Marijuana Cases

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2018 / comments

[PRpond, Cal County News]

Alameda has become the latest jurisdiction after San Francisco to dismiss or reduce past marijuana convictions in light of cannabis legalization, even without a formal petition.

Thousands of people convicted of marijuana-related crimes in Alameda County may soon see their records wiped clean, District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced Tuesday. Alameda will become the latest jurisdiction after San Francisco to dismiss or reduce past marijuana convictions in light of cannabis legalization, even without a formal petition.

Michael Lenning Arrested with others for Harboring a fugitive

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2018 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Anthony Prencipe]

Organizations collaborate to aid trafficking victims

[Folsom Telegraph]

Human trafficking is a very prominent issue around the world, but more specifically, a growing issue in North California.

Mercy Hospital of Folsom teamed up with Soroptimist International Folsom El Dorado Hills last week to make sure any victims who walk through the hospital doors have clothing and a backpack full of necessities before they leave.

“It was recognized a couple of years ago that human trafficking is a huge issue, not just across the country, but our hospitals are uniquely located such at Sacramento, which is a big place where trafficking is ...

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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-20-18

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 21, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of February 20, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

 

PHIL AVILA JR.

JN1800928 PHIL SUTHERLAND AVILA JR. M

LT 20180220 RELEASED 37 S

1203.2(A) M VIOL OF PROBATION $2,000.00

647(F) M DISORD CONDUCT:UI/DRUG $500.00

602.1(B) M OBST/ETC BUSNES:PUB AGNCY $2,000.00

 

ROBERT FRANCO

Student Arrested for having Ammo on School Grounds

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 21, 2018 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Anthony Prencipe]

Today, February 21, 2018, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was called by staff at the Pleasant Valley Middle School regarding a student having a weapon on campus.  School administration had been informed that the student had a weapon and reacted quickly and appropriately to detain the student while waiting for the Sheriff’s Office to arrive. There appeared to be no immediate danger to the students at the school and the campus remained safe throughout the incident.

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