Statewide fire summary

Hotter and dry weather began early this week with monsoonal conditions building up again by the end of the week. As several new fires started from lightning strikes over the weekend, fire crew’s initial attack was aggressive to keep the fires small. As of June 29, more than 3,000 firefighters remain on the front lines of […]

Building permits issued June 22-26

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 2 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – ACCBLD $36,456 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – LIVSPC $36,456 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $21,851.28 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – DECK $17,413.32 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $38,703.2 2 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $730,605.4 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – OFFICE $18,960 1 BUILDG – […]

DUI log

DARYL PEARSON, 45, of Folsom, booked June 19 by the CHP, bail listed at $5,000. CODY SMITH, 24, of El Dorado, booked June 20 by CHP, bail listed at $5,000. JUSTIN SPRINGER, 26, of Cameron Park, booked June 20 by Placerville police, bailed listed at $10,000. ERIC HILL, 59, of Placerville, booked June 21 by […]

Statewide fire summary

As of Sunday morning, approximately 800 lightning strikes in Northern California have hit during the past 24 hours with minimal rainfall, sparking 36 new fires. A majority of the new lightning-sparked wildfires are relatively small, with the largest being 4 acres. On June 28 nearly 3,000 firefighters remained on the front lines of five large active wildfires […]

Building permits June 15-19

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $31,917.6 3 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $2,057,945.24 1 BUILDG – NEW – GARAGE $35,950.08 2 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $1,202,949.17 1 BUILDG – REACT – HARDSH $0 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $15,064 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – RETAIL $20,000 2 BUILDG – […]

Correction

Regarding the article “Aiming for a safer community” published oWednesday, June 24, range operator Geof Peabody hopes to have all six law enforcement agencies in El Dorado County doing training at the gun range.

Crime log

June 11 8:26 a.m. Deputies contacted four people who they thought were behaving suspiciously on Highway 50 at Silver Fork. An outdoor marijuana garden was subsequently discovered and the four were arrested. 9 a.m. Mail found on Marina Park Drive in El Dorado Hills was returned to its owner. 10:04 a.m. A mailbox cluster on Blue Oak Court was […]

Correction

Regarding the Mountain Democrat’s Wednesday, June 24, article “Ditch, dam upgrades approved,” El Dorado Irrigation Director Greg Prada did not prepare the graph he circulated at the June 22 EID board meeting. The graph was prepared by EID staff and included in the June 8 board meeting packet.

Crime log

June 1  12:12 a.m. A 20-year-old woman reported being sexually assaulted on Bryan Court, Placerville. No information regarding the possible assailant was given. 3 a.m. A 31-year-old man contacted on Marshall Way in Placerville said he was hit in the head with a baseball bat but he refused to give officers any details regarding the […]

Clarification

Regarding the story “EDH golf course ballot measure in the works” published Monday, June 22: The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Board of Directors voted to pursue an advisory vote ballot measure, which would ask residents what their position is regarding the former executive good course and if it should remain as open space/recreation in […]

Crime Log: May 26-31

May 26 8:31 a.m. A 44-year-old female victim reported petty theft from an unlocked vehicle on Camellia Court in El Dorado Hills. 8:56 a.m. A 66-year-old male reported a burglary on Winchester Drive in Rescue. 9:40 a.m. A suspect damaged a vehicle on Cimmarron Road in Cameron Park with flour and water. 10:37 a.m. A […]

DUI Log: May 26-June 11

STJEPAN BURIC, 56, of Sacramento, booked May 28 by sheriff’s deputies, bail listed at $105,000. MARCOS ENCARNACION, 27, of Cameron Park, booked May 28 by CHP, bail listed at $5,000. JOHN BEAR HOLLOWHORN, 37, Shingle Springs, booked May 28 by sheriff’s deputies, bail listed at $5,000. ANTHONY LEWIS, 48, of Cedar Grove, booked May 29 […]

McClintock holding Placerville Town Hall

Congressman Tom McClintock will host a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, June 30 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chambers at 330 Fair Lane in Placerville. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Building Permits: June 8-12

Permits Issued: June 8 to June 12 SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 3 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $68,483.03 3 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $30,500 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $47,000 17 ELCTRC – NEW – SOLAR $347,502 1 ELCTRC – REACT – LNDSCP $1,500 2 GRADNG – NEW – GRADNG $33,000 8 MECHAN – […]

Lake Levels: June 11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. June 10, 2015 Elevation (feet) 418.17 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 513,100 53% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 821 Outflow 1,987 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. June 11, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,460.40 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 34,481 84% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 3.73 Outflow […]

Weather stats: June 1-11

Placerville Weather Statistics Mo/Yr Jun-15 Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:00 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain June 1 82 50 0.00 June 2 85 60 0.00 June 3 91 52 0.00 June 4 91 60 0.00 June 5 85 61 0.00 June 6 94 61 0.00 June […]

Crime Log: May 24-25

May 24 1:42 p.m.
 Deputes arrested two adults on Busselton Way in El Dorado Hills during a probation search for possession of controlled substance and controlled substance paraphernalia. 4:32 p.m. An adult female reported her boyfriend, Tomas Silva, 26, allegedly struck her during an argument on Valley View Parkway in El Dorado Hills. 5:58 p.m. […]

Crime Log: May 20-24

May 20 8:39 a.m. 
Deputies arrested a juvenile suspect on Clay Street in Placerville for resisting arrest and an outstanding warrant. 9:03 a.m.
 Two subjects were contacted inside a parked vehicle on Coach Lane in Cameron Park. One subject was cited for possession of a controlled substance. 9:13 a.m. A suspect was placed under arrest […]

DUI Log: May 11-25

KENT L. VANHOLE, 42, of San Ramon, booked by CHP on May 11, bail listed as $5,000. CONNOR T. GOSS, 18, of Folsom, booked on May 15, bail listed as $5,000. SANTOS M. HERNANDEZ, 28, of Lincoln, booked by CHP on May 16, bail listed as $24,000. SEAN C. WILDER, 31, of Lincoln, booked by […]

Building Permits: June 1-5

Permits Issued: May 1, 2015 to May 5, 2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: $1 1 BUILDG – DEMLTN – RETAIL $20,000 4 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $109,412 2 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $5,000 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $30,000 1 BUILDG – REPLAC – DECK $22,468 1 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $26,000 […]

Crime Log: May 17-19

May 17 8:07 a.m. A burglary on Crystal Boulevard in El Dorado was reported. 10:26 a.m. Deputies arrested Aimee Phillips, 44, on Fairway Drive in Cameron Park for an outstanding warrant and alleged violation of probation. 12:55 p.m. Deputies cited Erik Valdez, 21, on Country Club Drive in Cameron Park for alleged possession of marijuana […]

Correction

The name of one of the students who sewed an “angel gown” for a class project at Union Mine High School was misspelled in a photo caption on page B2 in the June 3 edition. The young lady shown holding the garment she made for stillborn babies is Treve Summers.

Crime Log: May 14-16

May 14 3:38 a.m. Domestic violence was reported on Arthur Court in Cameron Park. 9:30 a.m. An attempted burglary was reported on Palmer Drive in Cameron Park. 10:38 a.m. Suspect(s) entered a 41-year-old female victim’s residence on Bumper Road in El Dorado and removed her property without her permission. 12:00 p.m. Suspect(s) kicked a 58-year-old […]

Weather Stats: May 2015

Placerville Weather Statistics Mo/Yr May-15 Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:00 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain May 1 84 76 0.00 May 2 91 60 0.00 May 3 84 51 0.00 May 4 85 50 0.00 May 5 83 49 0.00 May 6 76 44 0.05 May […]

Crime Log: May 10-13

May 10 1:55 a.m. Domestic violence was reported on Highway 49 in Coloma. 2:01 a.m. Deputies arrested Aleksander Artemyev, 33, on Concordia Drive in El Dorado Hills for alleged possession of a controlled substance. 9:00 a.m. Victims reported a burglary on Flying C Court in Shingle Springs. 9:17 a.m. Deputies took a report of possible […]

Correction

In the story “Comfort grows in Healing Garden,” Leadership El Dorado class member Laurie Randall should have been identified as a licensed vocational nurse at Western Slope Health Center in Placerville.

Crime Log: May 8-9

May 8 7:34 a.m. A 39-year-old female victim reported petty theft on Birmingham Way in El Dorado Hills. 1:51 a.m. A male subject was caught shoplifting from a store on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs. 2:53 p.m. A suspect stole a chainsaw from the a 72-year-old male victim’s shed on Voltaire Drive in Cameron […]

Correction

In the May 28 article “Placerville City Council: Medical marijuana dispensaries report discussed,” Kirt West’s name was incorrectly spelled. Michael Christiansen was incorrectly identified as West’s business partner. Christiansen is not affiliated with West or his business.

Building Permits: May 25-29

Permits Issued: May 25, 2015 to May 29, 2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – SOFFIC $34,463 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $31,141 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $604,538 4 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $53,316 17 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $6,900,481 1 BUILDG – NEW – […]

Weather stats: May 1-28

Placerville Weather Statistics Mo/Yr May-15 Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:00 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain May 1 84 76 0.00 May 2 91 60 0.00 May 3 84 51 0.00 May 4 85 50 0.00 May 5 83 49 0.00 May 6 76 44 0.05 May […]

Crime Log: May 5-7

May 5 6:28 a.m. 
A 27-year-old male victim reported items stolen from his unlocked vehicle on Pacheco Court in El Dorado Hills. 8:44 a.m. A 15-year-old female juvenile suspect was cited on for possession of marijuana at a school on Ponderosa Road in Rescue. 10:34 a.m. A 24-year-old male victim reported petty theft from a […]

Lake Levels: May 28, 2015

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. May 27, 2015 Elevation (feet) 421.94 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 544,000 56% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 830 Outflow 1,502 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. May 28, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,461.10 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 34,889 85% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 6.77 Outflow […]

Correction

The two members of the El Dorado County royal court in the photograph that ran Wednesday, May 20 on B-2 are Kylee Hunter, Junior  Miss El Dorado County, and Tristan Hunter, Miss Teen El Dorado County, participating in the American Legion’s Fourth of July parade in South Lake Tahoe.

Building permits: May 18-22

Permits Issued: May 18, 2015 to May 22, 2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – OFFICE $54,839 1 BUILDG – DEMLTN – POOL $0 3 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $418,172 2 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $854,467 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $26,213 1 BUILDG – NEW – […]

Crime Log: April 30-May 4

April 30 10:36 a.m. Suspect(s) forced entry into a motor home storage facility on Business Drive in Diamond Springs. Items were stolen and damage to the motor home amounted to approximately $1,000. 10:41 a.m. A 74-year-old male victim reported petty theft from a vehicle on Plateau Circle in Cameron Park. 11:36 a.m. Possession of a […]

April Divorces

Denise A. Canepa and Calvin H. Canepa, April 27, 2015 Cassandra Jetton and Steven Jetton, April 27, 2015 William Suellau and Laura Suellau, April 27, 2015 Kelly Lynn Kinsella and James Richard Kinsella, April 27, 2015 Tara Brooks and Robert Brannan, April 27, 2015 Joni Marlene Hitt and Jeffrey Scott Hitt, April 27, 2015 Danya […]

Weather Stats: May 21

Placerville Weather Statistics Mo/Yr May-15 Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:00 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain May 1 84 76 0.00 May 2 91 60 0.00 May 3 84 51 0.00 May 4 85 50 0.00 May 5 83 49 0.00 May 6 76 44 0.05 May […]

Crime Log: April 27-April 30

April 27 8:29 a.m. A 44-year-old male subject reported a firearm lost or stolen from his residence on Good Shepherd Lane in Placerville while he was away. 9:20 a.m. Deputies arrested Cody Neeld, 22, for allegedly occupying a code-enforced building on Bass Lake Road in El Dorado Hills and possession of drug paraphernalia. 10:15 a.m. […]

Crime Log: April 26-27

April 26 12:21 a.m.
 During the service of a felony warrant on Montero Road in Cameron Park, two subjects resisted deputies. The subjects were subsequently arrested and the case forwarded to the da.. 9:43 a.m. A suspect had a felony warrant and fled deputies in a vehicle with reckless disregard for public safety. A lengthy […]

Building Permits: May 11-15

Permits Issued: May 11, 2015 to May 15, 2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – NEW – ACCBLD $38,669 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $11,234 1 BUILDG – NEW – FNDTN $1,500 1 BUILDG – NEW – RETWAL $12,000 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $5,200 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – […]

Crime Log: April 23-25

April 23 12:40 a.m. A suspect blamed a 45-year-old female victim for his eviction. During an argument on Wentworth Springs Road in Georgetown, the suspect told the victim he was going to cut her throat and cut her body into pieces. He then slapped the victim in her face multiple times. 7:30 a.m. Deputies responded […]

Lake Levels: May 21, 2015

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. May 20, 2015 Elevation (feet) 423.18 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 554,400 57% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 488 Outflow 1,486 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. May 21, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,461.31 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 35,012 85% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 7.99 Outflow […]

Crime Log: April 18-22

April 18 12:09 p.m. Deputies receive a report of a burglary to multiple storage containers and a dwelling on a remote property on South Shingle Road in Latrobe. 6:13 p.m. Deputies were dispatched to a battery call on Freedom Road in Placerville. Connie Sanford, 60, was arrested for alleged battery. 7:52 p.m. A female subject […]

Weather Stats: May 14

Placerville Weather Statistics Mo/Yr May-15 Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:00 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain May 1 84 76 0.00 May 2 91 60 0.00 May 3 84 51 0.00 May 4 85 50 0.00 May 5 83 49 0.00 May 6 76 44 0.05 May […]

Lake Levels: May 14

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. May 13, 2015 Elevation (feet) 424.12 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 562,400 58% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 687 Outflow 1,206 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. May 14, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,460.96 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 34,807 85% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 58.39 Outflow […]