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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,

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Jesus Castro Wanted for Murder at Cultivation Site

Photo: Jesus Martin Munoz Castro GEORGETOWN – Jesus Castro is the primary suspect wanted for a murder in Georgetown. On August 21 someone found a body on the side of

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Fatal Hit and Run Driver Caught After Three Days

Photo: Victim Trevor Bright SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – A fatal hit and run collision between a SUV and a bicyclist resulted in the cyclist’s death. Three days later the driver

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Welfare Check Exposes Drug Manufacturing

Photo: Nicholas Brown CAMERON PARK – The EDSO recently went to a home on Emerald Court for a welfare check of a juvenile. Once there, a patrol sergeant “noticed suspicious

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No Contest Plea in El Dorado DUI Death in February

Photo: Adam E. Lara EL DORADO – 35-year-old Adam E. Lara recently pled no contest to charges stemming from an incident on February 2. On that fateful night, Lara drifted