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Surveillance video helps nab three commercial burglars

Photo: pic of two burglars in action  EL DORADO – Nine jurisdictions in four counties have reported commercial burglaries recently and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating.

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Unconscious Man In Vehicle Awakens and Flees and Hides in Tree

Photo: Gabriel Butler under arrest CAMERON PARK – On the afternoon of June 1st, authorities received a report of a person who appeared to be unconscious inside a running vehicle

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Adoptive parent arrested for various child abuse charges

Photo: Patricia Taylor PLACERVILLE – An El Dorado county adoptive parent is now behind bars after an investigation into various child abuse allegations resulted in her arrest. 63-year-old Patricia Taylor

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Man assaulted on street, stabs his attacker, gets arrested

Photo: Jason Lamar PLACERVILLE – An assault in progress was reported to the Placerville Police Department shortly after noon on April 21st, Easter Sunday.  Officers responded to 1676 Broadway Drive

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County worker has inmate help him in side job

Photo: Ricci Chavez EL DORADO – An El Dorado County maintenance worker was caught doing side jobs using inmate labor. Arrested and charged with felony embezzlement was 33-year-old Ricci Chavez.

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Placerville carjacker arrested in Sacramento 7 hours later

PLACERVILLE – At 2:30 in the afternoon on March 20, a carjacker stole a car from the Center Street Garage. A family, including an infant, were the victims. The female

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Expired registration leads deputy to discover meth and counterfeit money

Photo: Chang under arrest EL DORADO HILLS – Common sense dictates that it is never wise to draw attention to oneself when engaging in criminal behavior, as a Sacramento man

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Search warrant results in three arrests and drug seizure

Photo: drugs seized by EDCSO DIAMOND SPRINGS – A home on Sunlight Drive in the Diamond Springs area was the scene where a search warrant was served in late December.

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Driver of Black Van Tries to Pick up 12-year-old Girl After School

Photo: Pasada Road near Cambridge CAMERON PARK – On December 3rd a rolling black van became the focal point of suspicious activity.  A 12-year-old girl was walking home from her

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Driver in Fatal Hit-and-run Arrested Hours Later

Photo: Ricardo Rosas PLACERVILLE – Early in the morning of October 10 a hit-and-run occurred on Missouri Flat Road and Halyard Lane. The pedestrian, 87-year-old Diamond Springs resident Gottfried Brunner,