EDSO find 9-month-old Child and Drugs in Dangerous Shed

[BENJY EGEL, Sacramento Bee]

Two El Dorado County residents were arrested last week after authorities found them living in a shack with an infant...
Deputies determined that Steven Izatt, 40, and Kelli Simmons, 26, had last used the vehicle, then found the couple living in a “dangerously unfit” storage shed with their 9-month-old child.

Further investigation of the shed turned up drug paraphernalia, and Simmons was later charged with attempting to bring a controlled substance into prison, while Izatt was allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance ...



Sheriff Announces Recovery of 2 Bodies from Fallen Leaf Lake

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Anthony Prencipe]

Bruce's Legacy, an underwater search and recovery team from Wisconsin, came to Fallen Leaf Lake to assist The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office with a deep water search for two missing people.

The first went missing in the summer of 1996.  A 21 year old male was reported to have drowned in Fallen Leaf Lake while boating, his body was never recovered.  The second went missing in 2001.  A female was reported to have drowned in the lake and her body was also never recovered.

2 bodies located in Fallen Leaf Lake; woman missing since 2001 among the recovered

[Kenzie Bales, KRNV]

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Two bodies have been recovered from Fallen Leaf Lake, according to Sgt. Anthony Prencipe with ...

A 21-year-old male was reported missing in the summer of 1996 after drowning while boating on the lake. According to Sgt. Prencipe, the second person went missing in 2001 after a female was reported to have drowned.

On Aug. 29, 2017, Bruce's Legacy used a side scan sonar to locate several potential sites where the victims could be located. They then used an underway rover to visibly search each of those locations. During the search, they located the body of ...


DOJ criminalist testified at EDC trial that Convicts Sex Assault Suspect

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments

[California Statewide Law Enforcement Association]

EL DORADO COUNTY – On November 8, 2017, a jury in El Dorado County convicted Manuel Ovidio Ramos-Munoz of seven felony counts including kidnapping and sexual assault for the attack on a 22-year-old woman June 11, 2015.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-14-17

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of November 14, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1705738    GARY    PAUL    ASHER    M
PV    20171114    INCUSTODY    30    PPD
1203.2(A)    F    VIOL OF PROBATION    
11364(A)    M    POSS UNLAW PARAPHERNALIA    $2,000.00