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1:26 a.m. Michael Hainline, 51, was arrested for allegedly trespassing at a public business on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs.
2:45 a.m. Deputies responded to a report of an accidental gunshot wound on Springburn Way in El Dorado Hills. The investigation revealed no criminal intent. Two firearms were taken for safe keeping
10:20 a.m. A storage garage on Shingle Springs Drive in Shingle Springs was burglarized and multiple items were stolen.
10:30 a.m. A 13-year-old male victim reported petty theft by unknown suspect(s) on Silva Valley Parkway in El Dorado Hills.
12:02 p.m. A 58-year-old female subject on Tranquility Ridge in Latrobe reported her home was burglarized between approximately 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 7 and 10:00 p.m. on Feb. 7.
2:25 p.m. A sales clerk reported an attempted purchase of deli items with a fraudulent $50 bill on Sierra at Tahoe Road in Echo Summit. No suspect information was provided.
7:57 p.m. Deputies attempted to serve a warrant at a residence on Promenade Lane in Placerville. The wanted subject, Anita Couto, 33, answered the door and allegedly lied about her identity. She walked away from officers and entered a bathroom. Deputies recognized her as the wanted subject and took her into custody.
8:00 p.m. An adult male subject allegedly trespassed into a house on Marble Mountain Road in El Dorado Hills and left when the victim confronted him. Deputies contacted the subject, Nicholas Mercado, 34, and arrested him for an outstanding warrant. The victim declined prosecution for the alleged trespassing.
6:51 a.m. A cell phone was stolen from a plug in outlet at Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs.
12:10 p.m. An unknown male suspect entered a store on Francisco Drive in El Dorado Hills and took a bottle of alcohol and fled. The suspect was caught on video and a license plate was obtained for the vehicle he got into.
1:00 p.m. A heating and air unit was taken from the exterior of a residence on Pony Express Trail in Camino.
1:31 p.m. Illegal narcotics were found in Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs and later booked for destruction.
4:08 p.m. A known suspect allegedly used the 49-year-old male El Dorado Hills victim’s bank account information to send money orders to himself. Two fraudulent transactions were made for a total of $739.12.
6:42 p.m. An female adult was allegedly witnessed stealing items by a loss prevention employee at a grocery store on Coach Lane in Cameron Park. The female was detained by loss prevention and found in possession of $39 worth of stole merchandise. The loss prevention employee affected a citizen’s arrest and the female, Karen White, 25, was cited for alleged petty theft.
8:50 p.m. Deputies conducted a probation search on Woodridge Court in Placerville. During the search a male subject, Lute Keep, 36, was contacted and arrested for various alleged violations related to possession of narcotics charges.
10:05 p.m. Codi Donovan Salas, 19, was arrested for suspected obstruction of justice on Ray Lawyer Drive in Placerville.
7:00 a.m. Down riggers were stolen from a boat in storage on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs.