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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 7-7-18

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 08, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of July 7, 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

DONOVAN    SEAVOSH    BOLANDER    M
PV    20180707    INCUSTODY    34    E
3455    F    POST RELEASE REVOCATION

Determined Cop Busts Drug Runner

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 07, 2018 / comments

[James Clinchard, Assistant District Attorney]

Keith Byron Wigfall, age 52 and from Mishawaki, Indiana, was convicted of Felony Transportation of Methamphetamine for the Purpose of Sales.  

Placerville 'VETFest' to raise awareness about PTSD

[Giacomo Luca, ABC10.com KXTV]

An all U.S. Armed Forces Veteran band will play in Placerville, California Saturday to raise awareness about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The Prometheus and Momma Fancy with the Boot Band was founded by David Serpa, an Afghanistan combat veteran.

The risk of suicide is 22 percent higher for American veterans compared to non-veteran adults, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Veteran affairs...

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4:55 PM PDT July 7, 2018

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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 7-6-18

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 07, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of July 6, 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

ASHANTE    MICHELLE    ANDERSON    F
PV    20180706    RELEASED    24    E
243(E)(1)    M    BAT:SPOUSE/EX SP/DATE/ETC    $7,500.00
ENHANCEMENT    M    ENHANCEMENT    $5,000.00

Opinion - El Dorado County prioritizes homelessness, South Lake Tahoe should do the same

[Tahoe Daily Tribune]

As the pastor of one of the local churches that participates in the Nomadic Winter Homeless Shelter, I want to express my appreciation to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, CAO Don Ashton and county staff for the inclusion of funding for a "Homeless Services Coordinator" in the 2018-19 fiscal year budget.

I believe this funding is an investment that will provide long-term benefits, not just to the homeless members of our communities but to all of us. The presence of someone at the county level, singularly focused on efforts to provide integrated services for homeless people will make the efforts of all organizations engaged in this work (civic and private) more effective and impactful.

It is heartening to see public officials move beyond mere rhetorical support for addressing the issue of homelessness to actually making a concrete funding commitment toward that end. I would urge the cities of Placerville and South Lake Tahoe to continue their considerations about partnering with El Dorado County in this endeavor, as their constituents stand to benefit as much, if not more, than other parts of ...

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