Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-15-19

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 16, 2019 / comments

Note: Arrests are made based upon probable cause. All are entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

[PR Pond]

JN1905017    AROHA    SARAH    ADKISSON    F
PV    20191115    INCUSTODY    36    P
273.5(A)    F    CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE    $50,000.00

County appeal denied in Austin case

Mountain Democrat

The $30 million lawsuit, filed in December 2015 by El Dorado Hills residents Thomas and Helen Austin, challenges the collection of impact fees by El ...

County appeal denied in Austin case 


Ron Mikulaco examines Crack from Ridgecrest


Ron Mikulaco, left, and Brad Fernandez, his nephew, examine a crack caused by the Ridgecrest earthquake on July 6.  


Most Californians live within 30 miles of an active fault line.

On July 4, a 6.4-magnitude quake led to gas leaks and power outages in Ridgecrest, a small city about 125 miles northeast of Los Angeles. The following day, that same community saw an even more destructive 7.1-magnitude quake.

But residents near the San Andreas fault, which stretches 800 miles from Eureka to San Bernardino, have particular reason for concern: The fault is expected to produce what many call the "big one," a high-magnitude earthquake.

The San Andreas fault hasn't experienced a ground-rupturing earthquake in more than a century — an unprecedented "earthquake drought," seismologists say.

"Chances are, we're going to have more earthquakes in the next five years than we've had in the last five years," Lucy Jones, a seismologist, told The Guardian in July.




Deer ate his shrubs, so he shot them and left them to rot, California game wardens say

[Sacramento Bee]

An El Dorado County man was so infuriated by deer eating his landscaping that he shot five of them and left them to rot, California wildlife officers say. Now, Timothy Joseph Fleischer of Placerville has a poaching conviction on his record. ... A game warden responded toFleischer’s ...

Now, Timothy Joseph Fleischer of Placerville has a poaching conviction on his record. The case began in October 2018, when an anonymous tipster called the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's CalTIP anti-poaching hotline. A game warden responded to Fleischer's home and quickly found three dead does. ...




Hangtown 100 Becomes Richest USAC Midget Race

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2019 / comments

[Richie Murray]

With the inaugural Hangtown 100 ready to go green next week, event officials have announced a solid contingency program for the doubleheader on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 19 and 20 at California’s Placerville Speedway.

Adding in contingency prizes and the overall purse, the USAC NOS Energy Drink National and Western States Midgets will be racing for upwards of $150,000, which confirms the Hangtown 100 to be the richest two-night midget event ever held.