Crime

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-24

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 24, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: BRANDISHED A FIREARM AT A LIQUOR STORE... |  TRANSP/ETC CNTL SUB, bail = $50,000... |  EL DORADO, STUDENT WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA ON SCHOOL GROUNDS... |   STOLE ALCOHOL FROM BUSINESS... 

KEY: Common Name
-Booking Number -First Name -Middle Name -Last Name -Sex
-Facility -Date Booked -Status -Age at Booking -Arresting Agency
-First 5 Charges -Bail $

Sutton sentenced to over 22 years in Prison for Child Molestation

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

[Phillip Scot Sutton]

A judgement and sentencing hearing ended with a somber Phillip Scot Sutton, 47, of Placerville, being sentenced to 22 years and 8 months, the maximum sentence, for sexual acts with a minor.

Sutton was arrested on suspicion of molestation in July, one day after the victim reported the incident to the Placerville Police Department. Sutton plead guilty to those charges.

Placerville resident Bejamin Cuha Gets 5 Years in Prison for lighting Mine Fire

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

A former firefighter from Placerville who pleaded guilty to starting an 80-acre wildfire in El Dorado County has been sentenced to five years in prison.

The San Francisco Chronicle reported that 33-year-old Benjamin Cunha pleaded guilty in federal court in October to lighting the 2007 Mine Fire while a volunteer firefighter in Diamond Springs.

U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said Cunha was setting the fires in an attempt to earn overtime pay and impress his peers...

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Crime Mapping Feature

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 24, 2016 / comments

Crime Mapping Program via: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office would like to highlight a very informative and useful feature on our website, our Crime Mapping feature operated thorugh CrimeReports™.  While this feature has been on our website for several years, we feel it is a great resource for our citizens, and we want to remind you about how to utilize it.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-23

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 24, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 23, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: FALSE IMPRISONMENT... |  EXHIBIT FIREARM, Age = 19, Bail = $10,000 [person who, except in self-defense, in the presence of any other person, draws or exhibits any firearm, whether loaded or unloaded, in a rude, angry, or threatening manner, or who in any manner, unlawfully uses a firearm in any fight or quarrel]... |  POSS DL/ID TO CMMT FORGRY... |  DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS:BAC OVER .15 & 2 PRIOR CONV., bail = $20,000... |  VICIOUS DOG SHOT BY NEIGHBOR... |  MINOR POSS MARIJ SCH \ PONDEROSA...

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