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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

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Man Found Guilty for Resisting, Accessory

Photo: Barry Allen Cornelius POLLOCK PINES – A jury found 60-year-old Barry Allen Cornelius guilty for resisting a peace officer and accessory after the fact. On January 30 two corrections

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Placerville Pair Pinched for Drugs

Photo: display of seized stash CAMERON PARK – On Sunday a deputy from the EDCSD spotted a car going at a high rate of speed on eastbound Highway 50.  Once

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10 Pounds of Meth, 7 Pounds of Marijuana

Photo: confiscated drugs PLACERVILLE – After midnight on Saturday a PPD officer stopped a driver on eastbound Interstate 50 near the Schell Road exit on the suspicion that the driver