Wednesday, July 30, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Crime Log: July 17-19

July 17 10:12 p.m. A husband and wife were allegedly involved in a physical altercation on Starmount Way in El Dorado Hills. The husband, 56, allegedly received visible injuries. The wife was arrested and booked into jail. 10:18 p.m. Deputies responded to a report of a verbal disturbance on Gorge View Drive in Sand Ridge. […]

Crime Log: July 17

July 17 1:10 a.m. A male was arrested on La Crescenta Drive in Cameron Park for alleged domestic violence. 7:16 a.m. An adult male and female were contacted during a traffic stop on Canal Street in Placerville and allegedly provided false identification to deputies. The female had outstanding warrants. The male and female were arrested […]

Building permits 7/21-25/2014

Permits issued 7/21 to 07/25/2014 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – TOWR-C $25,000 2 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $1,402,009 1 BUILDG – NEW – ACCBLD $98,956 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $24,964 3 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $1,359,420 1 BUILDG – NEW – TEMP-C $56,192 4 BUILDG […]

Merlyn Wilbur Adams

February 6, 1933 – July 21, 2014 Merlyn passed away surrounded by his family after a year long battle with melanoma. He and his wife Gail would have been married fifty years this August. He is survived by Gail and their children Roald, Robin and Karina Adams, his sister Beth Powers and many loving nieces […]

Lisa Oliver Rose

April 22, 1962 – July 13, 2014 Lisa Oliver Rose, 52, died suddenly on July 13, 2014. Lisa was born in San Mateo to Robert and Helen Oliver. She was preceded in death by her father and brother, Brian. Lisa is survived by her husband of 18 years, Donald Rose, stepson Randy Rose, her mother […]

Weather stats 7-29-14

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain 1-Jul 105 70 0.00 2-Jul 106 69 0.00 3-Jul 101 68 0.00 4-Jul 99 69 0.00 5-Jul 106 68 0.00 6-Jul 101 68 0.00 7-Jul 105 69 0.00 8-Jul 102 70 0.00 9-Jul 104 69 0.00 […]

DUI Log: June 25-July 9

TRAVIS T. AVEY, 26, of Cameron Park, booked by CHP on June 25, bail listed as $11,500. JERALD R. DEVAUGHN, 48, of Sacramento, booked by CHP on June 26, bail listed as $2,500. LARRY R. HEWETT, 58, of Pollock Pines, booked by CHP on June 26, bail listed as $5,000. TRISTON C. KING, 18, of […]

Mark Alan Nelson

October 2, 1953 – July 15, 2014 Mark Alan Nelson was born in Oakland, Calif. on October 2, 1953 and peacefully went to the lord, and all those he loved and lost on July 15, 2014. Son to Russell and Doris Nelson. Brother to Dennis, Michael, and Barbra. Survived by his wife Debbie of 33 […]

Crime Log: July 14-16

July 14 12:10 a.m. Sean Johnson, 35, was arrested on Cameron Park Drive in Cameron Park for alleged possession of controlled substance paraphernalia. 10:43 a.m. Deputies served a warrant on Coach Lane in Cameron Park and arrested a 50-year-old female and allegedly found drugs. 12:08 p.m. A 57-year-old male was allegedly battered, causing serious bodily […]

Crime Log: July 11-13

July 11 8:56 a.m. A 50-year-old female victim in Grizzly Flat has received approximately 125 calls from random phone numbers. When the victim answers, a male subject with a foreign accent makes sexual comments. The male caller is unknown to the victim. 9:25 a.m. Derek Pakes, 32, was arrested on Al Tahoe Boulevard in South […]

Wallace Murrel Thomas

Sept. 13, 1927 — July 19, 2014 Camino resident Wallace Murrel Thomas passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord at his home in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the age of 86. Wally was the former superintendent and a faculty member of the Camino Union School District, a […]

Lake levels 7-24-14

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. July 24, 2014 Elevation (feet) 405.6 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 417,900 43% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 1,317 Outflow 2,023 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. July 24, 2014 Elevation (ft) 3,458.85 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 33,567 82% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 0 Outflow […]

Building permits 7/7-11/2014

Permits issued: 7/7 to 07/11/2014 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – LIVSPC $29,582 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $127,093 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $19,361 3 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $1,229,964 1 BUILDG – REACT – 1-FMLY $55,999 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $8,000 2 BUILDG […]

Walter Vali

March 31, 1922 — July 16, 2014 Walter passed away at home at the age of 92. He was born in Paide, Estonia to Mihkel and Helene Vali. He was raised on Karinu, a 21-hectare farm, with his twin brother, Victor, and siblings, Hella and George. During World War II, Walter and Victor avoided conscription […]

Jean Lachelle Taylor

March 12, 1929 — July 17, 2014 Jean L. Taylor passed away at home surrounded by her family on July 17, 2014. She was a devoted wife of 65 years to Tom Taylor; loving mother of Vicki (Daryl) Stockdale of Greenville, Calif., and Timothy James (Kimberly) Taylor of Placerville, Calif.; beloved grandmother of Brian, April […]

Weather stats 7-22-14

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain 1-Jul 105 70 0.00 2-Jul 106 69 0.00 3-Jul 101 68 0.00 4-Jul 99 69 0.00 5-Jul 106 68 0.00 6-Jul 101 68 0.00 7-Jul 105 69 0.00 8-Jul 102 70 0.00 9-Jul 104 69 0.00 […]

Crime Log: July 8-10

July 8 12:51 p.m. A 50-year-old male reported petty theft on Mining Brook Road in Placerville. 2:30 p.m. Domestic violence on Maple Avenue in Pollock Pines was reported. 4:23 p.m. A male subject was allegedly identified by Red Hawk Casino security as having a lifetime trespassing notice. He allegedly admitted knowledge of the notice. He […]

Douglas J. Beam

Nov. 9, 1935 — July 13, 2014 Doug Beam, long time resident of Georgetown, Calif., passed away suddenly in his home Sunday morning, July 13, 2014. The second oldest of seven children, he was born in 1935 in Modesto, Calif. After graduating from Placer High School, he and Nancy married and raised three daughters and […]

Arthur J. Funston

Feb. 7, 1927 — July 14, 2014 Arthur J. Funston, 87, was born Feb. 7, 1927, and passed away July 14, 2014. He is survived by his sons, Gary Funston (Joyce), Patrick Funston (Barbara), Mark Funston (Kathy), Brian Funston (Joy) and Martin Funston (Norma); daughter, Linda Funston Hjertager (Harold); sisters, Claire and Noreen; 12 grandchildren; […]

Jerry Grant Young Jr.

May 26, 1946 — June 30, 2014 Jerry Jr., aka “Butch,” passed away June 30, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., from complications of COPD, which he suffered from for years. He was born in Muncie, Ind., and lived most of his life in Placerville. He attended Union School, Camino and El Dorado High Schools, graduating in […]

Kathryn Noreen Nolan

Sept. 27, 1925 — July 9, 2014 Kathryn Noreen Nolan, 88, formerly of Placerville, Calif., passed away in Sacramento, Calif., on July 9, 2014. She was born in Stonington, Ill., on Sept. 27, 1925, to Catherine and Lemuel Burton. Noreen was married to Frank Joseph Nolan Jr., and together they had three children. They moved […]

Crime Log: July 6-8

July 6 11:16 a.m. A female victim reported alleged attempted spousal rape while she was drugged as well as other crimes in Diamond Springs. The suspect was arrested. 5:47 p.m. Jonathan Coyne, 35, who had been banned for life from entering Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs, was allegedly found inside the business. He was […]

Lake levels 7-17-14

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. July 17, 2014 Elevation (feet) 407.53 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 431,700 44% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 712 Outflow 2,063 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. July 17, 2014 Elevation (ft) 3,459.51 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 33,957 83% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 0 Outflow […]

Ty Peterson

March 4, 1947 — July 9, 2014 Tyler “Ty” Clayton Peterson, loving husband and father, avid golfer, private pilot, lover of egg salad sandwiches and blues music, died on July 9, 2014. He passed away peacefully at home due to multiple myeloma. His story began in San Francisco (maybe that is why he was a […]

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Betty Lou Weyeneth

Aug. 24, 1938 — July 6, 2014 Betty Lou Weyeneth, age 75, passed away July 6, 2014, with her love by her side in Shingle Springs, Calif. She grew up in Lake City, Pa., graduated from Rice Avenue Union High School and retired from Amerigas in Placerville, Calif. She was the fourth child of five […]

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Crime Log: July 5

July 5 2:33 a.m. Nicholas Amaral, 29, was contacted while passed out in vehicle on Golden Center Drive in Diamond Springs. He was determined to be on searchable probation and allegedly found to be in possession of heroin, methamphetamine, narcotic medications and drug paraphernalia. He was subsequently arrested. 3:56 a.m. Cherish Wells, 18, was arrested […]

Clarification

In Larry Weitzman’s column June 16, “Toxic waste travels uphill,” the writer said he was misled by county CAO Terri Daly “more than I realized. In my first conversation with Daly, she implied that Bernard Carlson’s investigation of Assistant CAO Kim Kerr occurred before Kerr was hired and that Daly asked Carlson to do it. […]

Jean Marie Hubbard

April 19, 1930 — July 8, 2014 Jean Marie Hubbard, age 84, of Cameron Park, Calif., passed away in Placerville, Calif., on July 8, 2014. She was born on April 19, 1930, in Lena, Ill. She was the only child of Mildred and Henry Panska, also of Illinois. She fought a hard battle with Alzheimer’s […]

Virginia Rita Vogel

Dec. 23, 1921 — July 9, 2014 Rita passed away on July 9, 2014, in Cameron Park, Calif. She was 92. She was born on Dec. 23, 1921, in Erie, Pa., to Jacob and Anne Kuhn. When she came to California, she met William Vogel and they married in April 1942. They were married for […]

Anne E. Finck

Feb. 14, 1933 — July 2, 2014 Anne Finck, who lived in El Dorado County for over 40 years, died at a local hospital after surviving a long illness. Her family was at her side. A native of Rock Rapids, Iowa, Anne graduated from nurses training in Sioux Valley, S.D. She later traveled to Chicago, […]

Weather stats

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain 1-Jul 105 70 0.00 2-Jul 106 69 0.00 3-Jul 101 68 0.00 4-Jul 99 69 0.00 5-Jul 106 68 0.00 6-Jul 101 68 0.00 7-Jul 105 69 0.00 8-Jul 102 70 0.00 9-Jul 104 69 0.00 […]

Crime Log: July 2-4

July 2 8:12 a.m. Bishop Engle, 28, Natalie Walters, 20, and Cameron Church, 23, were arrested during traffic stop on Meadow Vale Drive in South Lake Tahoe. Two were arrested for alleged possession of controlled substances, one for alleged possession of a concealed switchblade knife. 8:14 a.m. William Woodford, 23, was arrested on Cambridge Road […]

Betty Lou Maldonado

Feb. 7, 1949 — July 3, 2014 Betty Lou Maldonado passed away peacefully on July 3, 2014, with her family by her side. She was a loving daughter to Marcus Reynoza and Charles and Antonia Morales. She was a loving and devoted wife to Al Maldonado; wonderful mother to Paul Maldonado; and grandmother to Alex and […]

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Betty Ellene Hock

Nov. 15, 1917 — June 27, 2014 Betty Ellene Hock (Crow), age 96, quietly passed away on June 27, 2014, in Placerville, Calif. She was born in Oakland, CA, Nov. 15, 1917, to George and Bessie (Henderson) Crow. She was raised in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, with her parents, brother, Ralph and sister, Marjorie, who both […]

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James Finley

Oct. 9, 1947 — June 16, 2014 James Finley passed away from a sudden illness, surrounded by family, on June 16, 2014. He was a longtime former resident of Placerville, who was living in Sparks, Nev. James is survived by his wife of 44 years, Marsha; sons, Mark (Kerry) of Sacramento; Brian (Tara) of Reno, […]

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Larry Lee Jenkins

Nov. 18, 1929 — June 29, 2014 Larry Lee Jenkins, born in Little Falls, Minn., on Nov. 18, 1929, died in Shingle Spings, Calif., on June 29, 2014. He grew up in Brisbane, Calif., until he was 17. He sailed on a merchant ship for two years before returning to California and had many stories […]

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Ethel Wentz

July 14, 1924 — June 9, 2014 Ethel “Beth” Elizabeth Wentz passed away on June 9, 2014, at home. She was born on July 14, 1924, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Leslie T. Carpenter and Mary A. Carpenter. Beth grew up in the Los Angeles area, working for the Postal Service and later as a […]

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Crime Log: June 29-July 1

June 29 2:08 a.m. Deputies conducted a consensual contact with two subjects in a parking lot on Cimmarron Road in Cameron Park. Sylvia Reed, 44, was allegedly found in possession of controlled substance paraphernalia. She was cited and released. 3:48 a.m. A 23-year-old female was the victim of grand theft on La Crescenta Drive in […]

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David Patrick William Bartley

June 5, 1986 – July 4, 2014 David Patrick William Bartley, known as Beau by his friends and family, passed away on July 4th, 2014 near his hometown of Placerville, Ca. Born in Louisville, Kentucky on June 5th, 1986, Beau departed from his loved ones much too soon, at 28 years of age. A proud […]

July 11, 2014 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Robert “Joe” Schliessmann

July 3, 1959 – July 6, 2014 In Loving Memory Schliessmann, Robert “Joe”, born on July 3, 1959 in Seattle, WA, passed away on July 6th, 2014 in El Dorado County, CA at the age of 55 years. Joe graduated from Ponderosa High School in 1977, attended Sierra College and owned Custom Carpentry Construction for many years. […]

July 11, 2014 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Mary Joann Robbins

Nov. 1 1931 – June 30, 2014 Mary Joann (Spahn) Robbins, 82, passed away surrounded by family at her home in Cameron Park, CA following a recent diagnosis of brain cancer. Mary Jo was born November 1, 1931 in Troy, NY, the daughter of John Robert Spahn and Josephine (Read) Habbe. Her parents and sister, […]

July 11, 2014 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Robert Dean Sparks, MD, FACP, MACP

May 6, 1932 – July 1, 2014 Dr. Robert Dean Sparks of El Dorado Hills, CA, died Monday, July 1, 2014, in Marshall Hospital, Placerville, CA. Dr. Sparks had been ill since the first of March. His death was caused by lung disease and complications of abdominal cancer. Dr. Sparks was born May 6, 1932, […]

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Frederick Wayne Tyler

July 5, 1923 — June 16, 2014 Frederick Wayne Tyler, 90, passed away on Monday, June 16, 2014, in Redding, Calif. Fred, who also went by Fredrick and Wayne, was born on July 5, 1923, in Long Beach, Calif., to Frederick Rueben and Panalapa Ann Harris-Tyler. He was the youngest of three siblings. He grew […]

Lake levels

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. July 10, 2014 Elevation (feet) 412.03 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 465,100 48% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 619 Outflow 2,083 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. July 10, 2014 Elevation (ft) 3,460.23 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 34,383 84% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 0 Outflow […]

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Crime Log: June 26-28

June 26 10:17 a.m. A female subject cashed checks on Highway 49 in Mount Aukum on a 61-year-old male victim’s bank account without permission and registered his car in her name without consent. 2:21 p.m. Unknown subject(s) stole numerous pieces of construction equipment from a business on Kaska Street in South Lake Tahoe. 8:22 p.m. […]

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