Crime Log: Feb. 6-8

Feb. 6 1:38 a.m. Albert Roman Jr., 38, was stopped on Country Club Drive in Cameron Park for alleged vehicle code violations and arrested for alleged driving on a suspended license and possessing an illegal weapon. Andrew Roman, 19, was also stopped for vehicle code violations and placed under arrest for allegedly driving on a […]

Clarification

Proponents of El Dorado County joining the state of Jefferson wanted it known that the townhall they held on Feb. 28 was not affiliated or sponsored in any way by the Tea Party in the Hills.

Correction

In the article “Burglar given stiff sentence,” Craig Adams was sentenced to 94 years, 4 months for his charges, prosecutor Anthony Garilli said. Adams “received an extra 55 years for the 5-year prior strike enhancement on his 11 new strike convictions. One of those 5-year enhancements was stayed, for a total of an extra 50 years […]

Collision Log: Jan. 1-6

Jan 1.  2:45 a.m. An alleged DUI hit-and-run in the 3300 block of Coach Lane caused two injuries. 3:30 a.m. A collision was caused by alleged DUI on North Canyon Road north of Cleese Road. 8:12 a.m. An unsafe lane change caused a collision with two injuries on Highway 50 east of El Dorado Road. […]

Crime Log: Feb. 3-5

Feb. 3 12:47 a.m. Michael Degeorge, 30 and Shawn Duzan, 25, were arrested on Highway 49 in Placerville for allegedly being under the influence of a controlled substance. One subject was also arrested for alleged probation violation and possession of a controlled substance. 7:34 a.m. Jovina Salas, 30, was arrested on Highway 49 in El […]

Building Permits: 2/16 to 2/20/2015

Permits issued: 2/16 to 2/20/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – WAREHS $19,024 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $870,171 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $47,197 1 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $571,131 1 BUILDG – NEW – TEMP-C $117,493 1 BUILDG – REACT – LIVSPC $10,955 1 BUILDG […]

Weather stats Feb. 2015

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain Feb. 1 76 41 0.00 Feb. 2 73 41 0.00 Feb. 3 75 45 0.00 Feb. 4 76 40 0.00 Feb. 5 75 42 0.00 Feb. 6 71 51 0.00 Feb. 7 68 50 2.50 Feb. […]

Crime Log: Jan. 31-Feb. 2

Jan. 31 1:47 a.m. A suspect on probation, Alexander Netto, 29, was allegedly found in possession of drug paraphernalia on Highway 49 in Diamond Springs. 2:15 a.m. Deputies responded to Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Sprigns for a report of a domestic battery at a business. Suzann Williams, 62, was subsequently arrested. 7:04 a.m. Deputies […]

Crime Log: Jan. 27-30

Jan. 27 1:05 a.m. The driver of a vehicle, Ruth Harden, 48, was allegedly found to be inpossession of marijuana on North Shingle Road in El Dorado. She was issued a citation and released on scene. 5:44 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to a report of battery on Forni Road in Placerville. 6:17 a.m. Suspect(s) stole […]

Lake Levels: Feb. 26, 2015

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Feb. 24, 2015 Elevation (feet) 423.84 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 560,000 57% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 1,474 Outflow (cfs) 811 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. Feb 26, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,453.50 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 30,551 74% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 17.03 […]

Divorces: December 2014

Brenda J. Sims and Perry J. Sims, December 30, 2014 John Christian Paper and Sarah Ruth Paper, December 30, 2014 Andrea Wright and Daniel C. Wright, December 30, 2014 Serena Pittman and Brett Pittman, December 30, 2014 Megan Leigh Wilson and Jesse Wilson, December 30, 2014 Janeth R. Nicolas and Sherman T. Nicolas, December 30, […]

Collision Log: Dec. 15-Dec. 31

The collision log is provided by the CHP, who also provide the primary collision factor for incidents. Dec. 15 9:00 a.m. Reckless driving caused a collision on Highway 50 and Ray Lawyer Drive. 10:10 a.m. A collision on Springvale Road was caused by failing to drive on the right half of the roadway. 3:05 p.m. […]

Crime Log: Jan. 25-26

Jan. 25 7:03 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to a reported commercial burglary on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs. 8:28 a.m. Tyler Nutting, 24, was issued a citation on Black Rice Road in Diamond Springs for alleged possession of controlled substance paraphernalia. 8:51 a.m. A 71-year-old male reported that someone had entered his home on […]

Crime Log: Jan. 22-24

Jan. 22 2:24 a.m. A 
suspect was observed driving recklessly on a highway near Silver Tip Avenue in South Lake Tahoe and in a residential neighborhood. Occupants fled from vehicle and were apprehended. The driver was arrested. 10:52 a.m. A suspect stole two firearms from a 29-year-old female victim on Grizzly Flat Road. 11:48 a.m. […]

Lake levels 2-19-15

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Feb. 19, 2015 Elevation (feet) 422.73 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 550,600 56% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 1,986 Outflow 878 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Feb 19, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,453.33 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 29,893 73% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 32.83 Outflow […]

Correction

The Feb. 13 article “Former homeless pair to wed” incorrectly stated that Becky Nylander’s wedding dress was found at the Clothes Closet by Shirley Edwards. Nylander’s wedding dress and veil were purchased at Renfro’s by Mary Scanavino, director of Green Valley Community Church’s Clothes Closet.

Weather stats 2-17-15

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain Feb. 1 76 41 0.00 Feb. 2 73 41 0.00 Feb. 3 75 45 0.00 Feb. 4 76 40 0.00 Feb. 5 75 42 0.00 Feb. 6 71 51 0.00 Feb. 7 68 50 2.50 Feb. […]

Crime Log: Jan. 19-21

Jan. 19 7:29 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to a report of a petty theft of merchandise from a retail store on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs. Lindsey Horst, 63, was cited for alleged petty theft. 7:45 a.m. A commercial burglary on Green Valley Road in El Dorado Hills was reported. 9:51 a.m. Deputies responded […]

Correction

A story Feb. 11 about removing two sewer lift stations in the Mormon Island area contained an incomplete figure for the length of new sewer line that will be added. The 40-foot figure cited only accounted for the amount of line needed to bypass the Lakeridge Oaks sewer lift station. The total linear feet of […]

Correction

A story on page 14 Friday about EID’s Water Resources and Service Reliability report said El Dorado Hills residents use 0.5 acre-feet of water. The correct figure for El Dorado Hills should be 0.74, while the figure for the rest of the county is 0.5 acre-feet annually.

Lake levels 2-13-15

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Feb. 13, 2015 Elevation (feet) 420.47 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 531,900 54% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 4,050 Outflow 928 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Feb 12, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,452.30 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 29,893 73% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 106.43 Outflow […]

Crime Log: Jan. 15-18

Jan. 15 9:14 a.m. A Cameron Park victim’s mail was fraudulently forwarded to an address. This case was forwarded to the U.S. Postal Inspector for follow-up. 10:25 a.m. An assault with a deadly weapon on Horseshoe Lane in Oak Hill was reported. 11:00 a.m. During an execution of an arrest warrant on Country Club Drive […]

Building permits 2/2-6/2015

Permits issued: 2/02 to 02/06/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 2 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $1,700,395 1 BUILDG – NEW – ACCSTR $53,739 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $28,462 2 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $1,248,000 1 BUILDG – NEW – STORAG $4,681 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $46,000 17 ELCTRC […]

Crime Log: Jan. 13-14

Jan. 13 5:31 a.m. A suspect allegedly delayed an investigation by refusing to follow a lawful order from a peace officer and ran across the roadway and away from deputy. The suspect was contacted on Mother Lode Drive in Diamond Springs and arrested. 8:43 a.m. A 68-year-old male victim reported the winch from his Jeep […]

Weather stats 2-10-15

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain Feb. 1 76 41 0.00 Feb. 2 73 41 0.00 Feb. 3 75 45 0.00 Feb. 4 76 40 0.00 Feb. 5 75 42 0.00 Feb. 6 71 51 0.00 Feb. 7 68 50 2.50 Feb. […]

DUI Log: Jan. 15-27

ALICIA M. KORTAS, 28, of Cameron Park, booked by EDSO on Jan. 15, bail listed as $5,000. BRADLEY S. SMITH, 19, of Folsom, booked by CHP on Jan. 16, bail listed as $2,500. ANDREW J. HERNANDEZ, 24, of Pollock Pines, booked by EDSO on Jan. 17, bail listed as $20,000. JERONIMO G. ALEJOS, 33, of […]

DUI Log: Dec. 30-Jan. 13

GINA K. COLETTI, 29, of Placerville, booked by CHP on Dec. 31, bail listed as $2,500. JUSTIN R. DOWNEY, 24, of Folsom, booked by CHP on Jan. 1, bail listed as $100,000. ARIEL M. HAGEL, 23, booked by EDSO on Jan. 1, bail listed as $4,000. KARYL L. MARSH, 70, of Sacramento, booked by CHP […]

Crime Log: Jan. 8-12

Jan. 8 8:25 a.m. 
The door to a travel trailer on Mother Lode Drive in Diamond Springs was pried on but the door was not opened. The door jam was bent. 3:39 p.m. An intoxicated male was contacted while screaming profanities along Lake Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe. Once it was determined that the […]

Crime Log: Jan. 7-8

Jan. 7 8:52 a.m. A 67-year-old 
male suspect allegedly made threats after being banned from Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs. 9:14 a.m. An adult male suspect allegedly flagged a 70-year-old female victim down on Mother Lode Drive in Diamond Springs and forcefully took the victims keys to the vehicle. The suspect then fled on […]

Lake levels 2-5-15

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Feb. 5, 2015 Elevation (feet) 409.62 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 447,000 46% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 1,107 Outflow 959 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Feb 5, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,448.12 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 27,682 67% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 4.63 Outflow […]

Crime Log: Jan. 4-6

Jan. 4 7:32 a.m. Suspect(s) forced open an outdoor caged box containing propane tanks on Ellinghouse Road in Cool. The suspect(s) took eight 5-gallon propane tanks valued at $50 each. 9:47 a.m. A deputy was dispatched to Pony Express Trail in Pollock Pines for a report of graffiti vandalism. 10:12 a.m.
 Suspect(s) broke a classroom […]

Crime Log: Jan. 1-3

Jan. 1 12:17 a.m. A female reported seeing a male, 42, chasing another female, 34, on Pony Express Trail in Camino. The male allegedly had a handgun in his hand during the chase. 12:50 a.m. A female victim, 48, reported allegedly being punched, choked and threated by her husband, 39, on Cold Springs Road in […]

January 2015 weather stats

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain Jan. 1 58 36 0.00 Jan. 2 50 26 0.00 Jan. 3 58 30 0.00 Jan. 4 58 31 0.00 Jan. 5 59 33 0.00 Jan. 6 65 38 0.00 Jan. 7 76 38 0.00 Jan. […]

Crime Log: Dec. 29-31

Dec. 29 7:18 a.m. A subject was captured on surveillance system entering unlocked vehicles in an apartment complex parking lot on Market Court in Shingle Springs. A victim reported several items taken. 8:44 a.m.
 Jovina Salas, 30, was arrested on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs for alleged petty theft and being under the influence […]

Crime Log: Dec. 26-28

Dec. 26 10:44 a.m. A 47-year-old male was the victim of burglary on Sly Park Road in Pleasant Valley. 3:41 p.m. A burglary on Green Valley Road in Cameron Park was reported. 5:00 p.m. Grand theft on Town Center Boulevard in El Dorado Hills was reported. Dec. 27 1:19 a.m. A sheriff’s sergeant working DUI […]

Lake levels 1-29-15

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Jan. 29, 2015 Elevation (feet) 409.75 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 448,000 46% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 965 Outflow 918 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Jan 29, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,448.41 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 27,833 68% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 5.41 Outflow […]

Weather stats 1-27-15

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain Jan. 1 58 36 0.00 Jan. 2 50 26 0.00 Jan. 3 58 30 0.00 Jan. 4 58 31 0.00 Jan. 5 59 33 0.00 Jan. 6 65 38 0.00 Jan. 7 76 38 0.00 Jan. […]

Correction

In the article “New ruling gives hope to dredgers,” the caption for the photo on the front page was in error. Rick Eddy is on the right in the photo while Steve Tyler is on the left.

Building permits 1/12-1/16/2015

Permits issued 01/12 to 01/16/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 2 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $1,574,105 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $17,500 1 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $17,000 8 ELCTRC – NEW – SOLAR $187,218 2 GRADNG – NEW – GRADNG $0 7 MECHAN – NEW – 1-FMLY $66,725 8 PLUMBG […]

Lake levels 1-22-15

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Jan. 22, 2015 Elevation (feet) 409.67 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 447,400 46% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 1,402 Outflow 935 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Jan 22, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,448.68 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 27,973 68% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 5.81 Outflow […]

Correction

In a photo caption for the article “Murder arrests stem from cold case; suspects arraigned,” attorney David Brooks was misidentified as a public defender. He is in private practice.

Weather stats 1-20-15

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain Jan. 1 58 36 0.00 Jan. 2 50 26 0.00 Jan. 3 58 30 0.00 Jan. 4 58 31 0.00 Jan. 5 59 33 0.00 Jan. 6 65 38 0.00 Jan. 7 76 38 0.00 Jan. […]

Building permits 12/29/14-1/2-15

Permits issued: 12/29/2014 to: 01/02/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – NEW – GARAGE $45,639 3 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $54,675 1 ELCTRC – NEW – 1-FMLY $2,500 9 ELCTRC – NEW – SOLAR $237,164 5 MECHAN – NEW – 1-FMLY 432,766 3 PLUMBG – NEW – 1-FMLY $7,891 1 POOLSP […]

Building permits 12/22-26/2014

Permits issued: 12/22 to: 12/26/2014 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $637,223 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $23,445 1 ELCTRC – NEW – 1-FMLY $18,141 1 ELCTRC – NEW – CHURCH $9,950 5 ELCTRC – NEW – SOLAR $165,690 1 GRADNG – NEW – GRADNG $0 2 MECHAN […]

Lake levels 1-15-15

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Jan. 15, 2015 Elevation (feet) 409.26 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 444,300 45% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 1,212 Outflow 937 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Jan 15, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,448.87 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 28,072 68% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 7.11 Outflow […]