Crime

Placerville's Popular "CHP Officer Hoey" is back on Facebook after Name Change

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 04, 2016 / comments

Message from CHP Officer Hoey:

"Hello El Dorado County. My "CHP Officer Hoey" Facebook account is back up and running... Although Facebook will not allow me to use "Officer" as my account name. So, This is me... Ian Hoey. I have tons of posts, messages and friend requests to go through, please be patient.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-03

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 04, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Feb 4, 2016.  Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 3, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: POSSESS CNTL SUB, bail = $25,000... |  VEHICLE THEFT... |  FRAUD TO OBTAIN AID -$4OO, bail = $50,000... |  EDSO SAR ASSIST'S WITH A MEDICAL AID AT VIKINGSHOLM CASTLE... |  A SEARCH OF THE VEHICLE REVEALED NARCOTICS, PARAPHERNALIA AND COUNTERFEITING INSTRUMENTS... 

Adult Tahoe Bro's living with Mom involved in Stabbing

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 04, 2016 / comments

An altercation between two brothers on Tuesday night ended with one behind bars and the other in the hospital.

Christopher Amato, 24, of South Lake Tahoe was arrested Feb. 2 on assault with a deadly weapon charges. Bail was set at $25,000.

His stepbrother, who is in his 30s, was taken to Barton Memorial Hospital with a non-life threatening stab wound to his abdomen.

Officers responded about 6:35pm Tuesday to the 1400 block of Melba Drive. They found the victim in front of the residence and the suspect inside. They live there with their mom.

Roy Dale Todd convicted of continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 04, 2016 / comments

The El Dorado County District Attorney announces the felony conviction of Roy Dale Todd for continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, occurring between December 6, 1997, and December 5, 2003.   

El Dorado County Sheriff’ John D’Agostini makes pitch for new facility

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 04, 2016 / comments

[Arch Nexus Project Architect Jeff Kennedy, left, and El Dorado County Sheriff John D'Agostini, right, conduct a Town Hall meeting to obtain input from the public on the design of the new El Dorado Public Safety Building.]

El Dorado County residents learned more about the sheriff’s facility needs at community meetings last week as El Dorado County Sheriff’ John D’Agostini took his pitch for a new, multi-million-dollar building on the road.

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