Alcoholic Beverage Control Grant Operation Nabs Four

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 13, 2018 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Anthony Prencipe]

On Friday, June 8th, 2018, the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office and ABC Agents, in accordance with a grant from the state of California Alcoholic Beverage Control, conducted a minor decoy and shoulder tap operation.  The purpose of the operation was to deter people from buying alcoholic beverages for minors and underage patrons and to catch those committing the crime.

During the course of the county wide operation, four people were issued citations for purchasing alcohol for minors out of 55 people contacted.

Sheriff after Bank Robber that hit Pollock Pines and is suspected in Western Slope Spree

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 13, 2018 / comments

[Sergeant Anthony Prencipe, El Dorado County Sheriff's Office]

On June 12th 2018, between 6:57 pm and 6:58 pm, an unidentified white male adult entered the Safeway Grocery Store in Pollock Pines. The male had disguised himself with glued on facial hair, sunglasses, and a red bandana over his head, which covered what is believed to be a long haired wig. The male was last seen wearing a bright yellow jacket, tan cargo pants, and dark shoes.

Nationwide Bust Arrests More Than 2,300 Suspected Child Sex Offenders


During the course of the operation, the task forces investigated more than 25,200 complaints of technology-facilitated crimes against children and delivered more than 3,700 presentations on Internet safety to over 390,000 youth and adults.

In another incredible nationwide bust, the Trump administration has declared the more than 2,300 suspected child sex offenders were arrested during a three-month, nationwide operation conducted by Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces.

"No child should ever have to endure sexual abuse," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said. "And yet, in recent years, certain forms of modern technology have facilitated the spread of child pornography and created greater incentives for its production. We at the Department of Justice are determined to strike back against these repugnant crimes. It is shocking and very sad that in this one operation, we have arrested more than 2,300 alleged child predators and investigated some 25,200 sexual abuse complaints. Any would-be criminal should be warned: this Department will remain relentless in hunting down those who victimize our children."

The operation known as “Broken Heart" was conducted during March, April and May 2018 and included of 61 ICAC task forces, located in all 50 states and comprised of more than 4,500 federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies

According to the Department of Justice:

The task forces identified 195 offenders who either produced child pornography or committed child sexual abuse, and 383 children who suffered recent, ongoing, or historical sexual abuse or production of child pornography...




Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-12-18

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 13, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of June 12, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status        Age
First Charges    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount

PV    20180612    INCUSTODY    38    E
11378    F    POSS CNTL SUB FOR SALE    $410,500.00

Crime expected to heat up in EDH

[Julie Samrick, Village Life]

El Dorado County sheriff’s Lt. Bryan Brown shared the state of crime in El Dorado Hills at a June 4 Community Council meeting hosted by District 1 Supervisor John Hidahl at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion.

Brown said most crimes in El Dorado Hills fall under the category ...