Jerry Mills pled “no contest” to Beating Female Homeowner Unconscious

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 11, 2017 / comments

[Vern Pierson, EDC District Attorney]

On October 23, 2016, a resident of the City of Tahoma was having a small outdoor party at their home. This party was attended by local resident Jerry Mills. During the party, there was an argument between Mr. Mills and another partygoer. In an effort to defuse the situation, the homeowner stepped between Mr. Mills and the partygoer. Mr. Mills then focused his attention on the homeowner and started arguing with her. During that argument, Mr. Mills punched the homeowner in the face twice, knocking her unconscious after the second punch. The homeowner suffer bruising and a concussion.

On August 8, 2017, Jerry Mills pled “no contest” to violating Penal Code section 243(d); Battery with Serious Bodily Injury. Mr. Mills was found guilty by the court and sentenced to 180 days in the El Dorado County Jail, placed on formal supervised probation for a term of 4 years, and will have to totally abstain from the use of alcohol during the term of probation. 

A Criminal Protective Order was issued naming the homeowner as a protected party.

This case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Casey Mandrell.