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Crime log: Jan. 18-20

By From page A2 | January 23, 2013

Jan. 18

1:39 a.m. Deputies observed a vehicle traveling on Highway 50 in El Dorado with expired registration and a current registration tab. Following 
a traffic stop, the vehicle was determined to allegedly have a false registration sticker. The 61-year-old female driver was cited and released at the scene.

2:41 a.m. A suspect allegedly assaulted two victims, a 24-year-old female and 26-year-old male, causing severe injuries to the head, neck and jaws of victims while on Country Club Drive in Cameron Park. Joshua Thrift, 30, was subsequently arrested at the victim’s location. The victims had fled for personal safety. The suspect was identified by California ID card and transported to county jail.

8:10 a.m. A victim reported vandalism by unknown suspect(s) on Carson Road in Camino.

8:25 a.m. A victim reported grand theft by unknown suspect(s) on Union Mine Road in El Dorado.

8:35 a.m. A 21-year-old male victim reported grand theft by unknown suspect(s) on Sierra at Tahoe Road in Echo Summit.

8:40 a.m. Deputies responded to a business on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs regarding a theft report. Unknown suspect(s) stole from items outside the business during the previous night.

12:21 p.m. A 39-year-old female suspect allegedly sent a harassing text message to the 46-year-old male victim in Georgetown.

12:45 p.m. A 16-year-old male juvenile was issued a citation for allegedly possessing marijuana on school grounds on Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs. He was released to parent.

3:52 p.m. One subject, Emmanuel Ramirez, 18, was arrested for alleged petty theft from a local store on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs. A second subject, Jorge Silva, 26, was arrested for alleged burglary and for an outstanding warrant.

5:30 p.m. A male subject, Daniel Scaggs, 46, allegedly physically assaulted two subjects, a 69-year-old male and a 51-year-old female, on Silver Drive in Diamond Springs and allegedly made verbal threats of continued physical violence. The verbal threats caused a sustained fear of physical violence in the subjects.
 Scaggs was subsequently arrested.

Jan. 19

12:15 a.m. Deputies contacted the driver of a vehicle with no front license plate on Pony Express Trail in Pollock Pines. The driver, Ralph Squires, 34, was found to allegedly be driving on a suspended driver license. Further investigation revealed the rear plate allegedly belonged to a different vehicle and was being fraudulently displayed.

12:49 a.m. 
Two intoxicated brothers were in a minor mutual battery on Cougar Trail in Mont Meadows. Neither wanted prosecution nor sustained serious injury.

1:06 p.m.
 A 22-year-old female subject allegedly refused to give back an ID card after being asked to hold onto it by a 22-year-old female victim on Palmer Drive in Cameron Park.

9:30 p.m. Arthur Dean, 44, was arrested after allegedly driving on a suspended license on Pleasant Valley Road in Diamond Springs.

Jan. 20

12:38 a.m. A male subject, Wendy Pichardo-Sosa, 31, was arrested for allegedly driving without a driver’s license on Zeller Court in Diamond Springs.

1:22 a.m. A female suspect, Frances Quigley, 19, was arrested for alleged domestic battery on Deer Canyon Road in Placerville.

1:36 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to an alleged spousal battery in progress at a residence on Judy Drive in Placerville. The alleged primary aggressor, Michelle Jardine, 46, was taken into custody.

9:39 a.m. A 68-year-old male victim reported that someone had broken a light fixture near his driveway on Vista Mar Drive in El Dorado Hills.

1:55 p.m. A subject allegedly battered her 30-year-old boyfriend causing visible injury to his person on Byecroft Road in Pleasant Valley. Gabriella Bendana, 25, was subsequently arrested.

10:45 p.m. A domestic dispute occurred where the male victim left the scene prior to arrival of deputies on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs. Through surveillance footage, the deputy was not able to identify the existence of injuries to the victim. No arrest was made as a result of the incident.


Cole Mayer

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