Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-4-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 05, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of June 4, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

Age: 42, Sex: F
Booking Number: JN1702762
Facility: PV, Agency: EDSO
Charge 1: MISDEMEANOR 11377(A) POSSESS CNTL SUB Bail: $2,500.00

Bill Would Require Students Learn Warning Signs Of Human Trafficking

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 05, 2017 / comments

[Lemor Abrams, CBS13]

"Ponderosa High School in El Dorado County is one of few high schools in the California teaching human trafficking during sex education..."

Advocates want to see every public middle and high school in California teach students the signs of human trafficking.

The proposed law just passed the California Assembly with bipartisan support, but not all parents are on board.

Join Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ed Manansala, at the El Dorado County Fair Kids' Fun Run!

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 05, 2017 / comments

[El Dorado County Office of Education]

On Thursday, June 15, kids 4-12 years of age may enter the El Dorado County Fair for FREE and are invited to participate in a 1K Fun Walk/Run with County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ed Manansala.

Runners will receive a participation ribbon, lanyard, and water bottle (first-come-first-served).

Beat the rush and pre-register at the Fair Office – 100 Placerville Dr., Placerville. For questions, please call (530) 621-5860.

Event Details:

Search warrant issued in SLT Humane Society case

[Lake Tahoe News]

The investigation into the alleged embezzlement at Lake Tahoe Humane Society escalated this week with officers confiscating potential evidence from the former director’s residence.

Niki Congero has been accused by the nonprofit’s board of taking more than $100,000.  

She has not worked at the Humane Society since being fired March 31....



Proposed Calif. 'Puppy Mills' Ban Passed By State Assembly

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 05, 2017 / comments

[Maggie Avants]

SACRAMENTO, CA -- Legislation that would ban so-called “puppy mills” statewide was passed Tuesday by the state Assembly with a 55-11 vote. California Assembly Bill 485, the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, would prevent pet store operators from selling a live dog, cat or rabbit in a pet store unless the animal was obtained from a public animal control agency, shelter, animal rescue agency, humane society or other law-abiding nonprofit organization that is in a cooperative agreement with at least one other private or public shelter.