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Former EDSO Jail Training Officer Arrested for ABUSE at Placer County Jail

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 01, 2017 / comments

[SAM STANTON AND NASHELLY CHAVEZ, Arrested, from left to right, were Correctional Officer Jeffrey Villanueva, Correctional Sgt. Megan Yaws and Deputy Robert Madden.]

Three Placer County sheriff’s officials were arrested Wednesday on charges involving allegations of excessive force against at least six jail inmates and falsifying evidence, the result of what Sheriff Devon Bell is calling “an extensive investigation” that included video recordings and other evidence.

EDCOE Charter Students Receive Regional and National Honors for their Writing

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 01, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) Charter students recently received Regional, National, and Local awards for their exceptional writing at a dinner hosted by the Fleet Reserve Association.  Each year, the Reserve sponsors a writing contest for 7-12th grade students to promote the spirit of American patriotism among our country’s youth.  

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-30-17

by Placerville Newswire / May 31, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of May 30, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

ABERG, BENJAMIN WILLIAM
Age: 31, Sex: M
Booking Number: JN1702681
Facility: PV, Agency: EDSO
Status: INCUSTODY
Charge 1: MISDEMEANOR 23152(B) DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT
Charge 2: MISDEMEANOR 23152(A) DUI ALCOHOL
Charge 3: MISDEMEANOR 1203.2(A) VIOL OF PROBATION

El Dorado County Mental Health Commission seeks 2 new members for South Lake Tahoe

by Placerville Newswire / May 31, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]
   
The El Dorado County Mental Health Commission is currently seeking two new members to fill vacancies.

The 16-member commission advises the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and the County Behavioral Health director, according to a press release. Commission members review and evaluate community mental health needs, services, facilities and special problems. The commission meets at least once per month and may also be called together for special meetings.

El Dorado County Fair Heritage Foundation, a New 501c3 organization

by Placerville Newswire / May 31, 2017 / comments

[Suzanne Wright]

Placerville, CA - Tuesday evening nearly 100 community members gathered at El Dorado County Fairgrounds to learn about the exciting new El Dorado County Fair Heritage Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.
 
Headed by Tiffany Carter, 2017 El Dorado County Fair Board President and Foundation Chair, along with committee members Karen Forni-Feathers, Dee Kobervig and Mick McGuire, the Heritage Foundation was created to assist with capital improvements necessary to maintain and grow El Dorado County fairgrounds.

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