Cameron Park Man Arrested for Setting His Girlfriend on Fire

Cameron Park Man Arrested for Setting His Girlfriend on Fire

Curtis Menezes booking photo

A Cameron Park man is in custody after a domestic violence incident. According to The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, Curtis Menezes (28) allegedly doused his girlfriend in gasoline and set her on fire during a fight.

The incident occurred on the evening of February 4th.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 9-1-1 calls regarding hearing a woman scream. Deputies arrived at a residence on the 2700 block of La Crescenta Drive and found a woman with burns to the lower part of her body. Deputies determined the injuries were from a domestic violence incident. Paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives also responded to the incident to investigate, and Menezes was subsequently arrested. The suspect was charged with assault with a caustic chemical along with other charges. He was taken to Placerville Jail, and his bail was set a $100,000.

The incident is still being investigated, and anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Payne with the Eldorado County Sheriff’s Office at 530-642-4710 or email him at payneb@edso.org.

Cameron Park Man Arrested for Setting His Girlfriend on Fire was last modified: February 17th, 2016 by admin
Categories: El Dorado

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