Homicide Suspect Arrested

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 16, 2017 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Tasha Thompson]

At approximately 1:50 am this morning, the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was notified by El Centro Police Department in California, they had taken Bernardo Castillo into custody.  El Centro officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in their jurisdiction.  Officers checked the vehicle registration and learned it was the vehicle associated to Castillo.  While contacting the driver of the vehicle, El Centro officers positively identified Bernardo Castillo and placed him under arrest without incident.

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