Lake Levels: April 2, 2015

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. April 2, 2015 Elevation (feet) 425.16 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 571,300 58% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 524 Outflow 600 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 12 a.m. April 2, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,456.45 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 32,184 78% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 58.39 Outflow […]

Birth announcement

A 10 pound, 4 ounce, 22 inch baby boy was born to Eden Osucha and Jason Middleton at 5 p.m. on Feb. 23 in  Lewiston, Maine. Laszlo Raffael Osucha-Middleton joins his 3-year-old sibling, Marek, and he is the grandson of Theodore Osucha of Placerville and Karen and John Middleton of Arlington, Va. If you’d like to […]

Crime Log: March 1-4

March 1 3:50 a.m. A 24-year-old female victim reported grand theft on Coach Lane in Cameron Park. 7:58 a.m.
 Deputies were dispatched to a report of a domestic violence incident on Presley Lane in Shingle Springs. A female was arrested. 8:35 a.m. Suspect(s) took a 60-year-old male victim’s generators while he was sleeping in his […]

Building permits March 16-20

Permits Issued: 3/16/2015 To: 3/20/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 2 BUILDG – CNVRTO – OFFICE $363,108 1 BUILDG – DEMLTN – TOWR-C $5,000 2 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $153,204 2 BUILDG – EXPAND – TOWR-C $12,500 3 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $3,237,736 2 BUILDG – NEW – ACCBLD $104,230 4 BUILDG […]

Correction

In a story that ran Friday, March 27, regarding the Collina di Mela olive oil ranch, it was reported that Ron Sbragia is president of the Apple Hill Growers Association. He is vice president. Lynn Larsen is the current president.

Crime Log: Feb. 27-28

Feb. 27 12:29 a.m. A subject was contacted sitting in a vehicle in the back parking lot of a motel on Coach Lane in Cameron Park with another occupant. Upon contact, the male, Michael Cooper, 19, allegedly displayed signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. He was also allegedly found to be […]

Lake Levels 3/26/15

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. March 26, 2015 Elevation (feet) 425.41 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 573,700 59% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 751 Outflow 684 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. March 26, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,455.71 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 31,769 77% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 63.6 Outflow […]

Correction

Imagination Theater is presenting the Tony Award-winning production “Spamalot” with performances through April 26, not April 6 as printed in the Friday, March 27 edition of the Mountain Democrat. The musical is playing at the theater located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville, with Thursday and Friday shows at 7 […]

Building Permits: March 9-13

Permits Issued: March 9, 2015 to March 13, 2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $44,223 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – TOWR-C $8,000 5 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $91,326 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $62,900 1 ELCTRC – NEW – LNDS-C $4,250 1 ELCTRC – NEW – OFFICE $6,500 […]

Crime Log: Feb. 25-26

Feb. 25 8:20 a.m. A suspect attempted to steal money from a Pepsi vending machine on Jameson Beach Road in Tahoe Paradise. No money was taken but there was approximately $300 in damage. 8:49 a.m. A 45-year-old male victim reported petty theft from an unlocked vehicle on Tea Rose Drive in El Dorado Hills. 9:53 […]

Crime Log: Feb. 22-25

Feb. 22 11:16 a.m. 
Robert Spencer, 46, was issued a citation on Carson Road in Camino for alleged possession of marijuana. 4:32 p.m. Suspect(s) attained a lost or stolen ATM card by unknown means and charged less than $200 in South Lake Tahoe before it was cancelled. 5:35 p.m. 
Two subjects, Albert Classen, 41, and […]

Correction

In the article, “Phone scam: Caller poses as deputy,” the phone number for EDSO should read 530-621-5655. Lt. Tom Murdoch’s quote should read, “We are in the arrest business, not the bail bonds business.” Murdoch also added that the most popular scam today is an out-of-area caller claiming to be “Steve Martin” from the U.S. […]

Crime Log: Feb. 19-23

Feb. 19 8:00 a.m. A truant juvenile was taken into custody on Los Santos Drive in Cameron Park and delivered to school, at the parent’s request. 11:00 
a.m. A female juvenile suspect, 16, was arrested on Missouri Flat road in Diamond Springs for allegedly delaying/obstructing/resisting a peace officer. 11:14 a.m. A masked assailant on Busselton […]

Building permits: March 2-6

Permits Issued: March 2, 2015 to March 6, 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 – […]

Lake Levels March 19, 2015

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. March 18, 2015 Elevation (feet) 425.58 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 574,900 59% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 878 Outflow 836 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. March 19, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,454.81 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 31,271 76% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 63.97 Outflow […]

Crime Log: Feb. 18-19

Feb. 18 7:30 a.m. 
During a search warrant on Green Wing Lane in Placerville, deputies located a useable amount of a substance that was later found presumptive positive for methamphetamine. A subject was arrested. 7:44 a.m. Domestic violence was reported on Pony Express Trail in Cedar Grove. A boyfriend punched a girlfriend in the stomach […]

Crime Log: Feb. 16-17

Feb. 16 7:54 a.m. Petty theft was reported on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs. 8:33 a.m. A deputy was dispatched to a senior living community on Golden Center Court in Diamond Springs regarding a theft incident. 9:37 a.m.
 Suspect(s) stole a $4,000 propane transfer pump from a storage yard on Pony Express Trail in […]

Crime Log: Feb. 13-15

Feb. 13 10:55 a.m. 
An ex-boyfriend entered a dwelling on Pony Express Trail in Cedar Grove without permission and began yelling at everyone in house. 11:34 a.m. Burglary on Dartmouth Place in El Dorado Hills 1:00 p.m. 
A suspect stole items in El Dorado Hills and was attempting to sell them on Craigslist. 1:55 p.m. […]

Building Permits: Feb. 23-27

Permits issued: 2/23 to 2/27/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 2 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $56,370 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $651,715 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $20,221 1 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $578,630 1 BUILDG – NEW – TEMP-C $326,93 1 BUILDG – REMODL – RETAIL $20,000 1 BUILDG […]

Crime Log: Feb. 12-13

Feb. 12 2:31 a.m. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on Highway 50 in Shingle Springs for alleged traffic infractions and arrested the driver, Nicholas Adams, 32, for alleged possession of methamphetamine and being under the influence of a controlled substance. 7:45 a.m. Suspect(s) stole a 49-year-old male victim’s trail cameras on Gemstone Road in Placerville. […]

Crime Log: Feb. 9-11

Feb. 9 12:31 a.m. A male subject was arrested for a warrant on Cameron Park Drive in Cameron Park. A search of his person allegedly revealed a woman’s diamond ring that the male claimed he had no knowledge of. The ring was booked for safekeeping and this case forwarded to property crimes detectives for review. […]

Lake Levels: March 12, 2015

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. March 11, 2015 Elevation (feet) 425.3 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 572,500 59% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 1,258 Outflow 806 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. March 12, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,453.91 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 30,780 75% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 66.8 Outflow […]

DUI Log: Jan. 29-Feb. 23

LAURA J. SCOLLARD, 54, of Sly Park, booked by PPD on Jan. 29; bail listed as $10,000. ELIAS M. MARTINEZ, 31, of Cameron Park, booked by CHP on Jan. 30; bail listed as $20,000. SUMMER L. WRIGHT, 22, of Cameron Park, booked by EDSO on Jan. 30; bail listed as $10,000. NORMAN D. HAMILTON, 55, […]

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 […]