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Crime Log

Pilot Hill search connected to fleeing driver

A search that closed off roads Thursday in the Pilot Hill area of El Dorado County was connected to a fleeing motorist from a California Highway Patrol pursuit that started in Amad ...

Roads closed in Pilot Hill area for manhunt

1:50 p.m. UPDATE Jan. 21 A search in the Pilot Hill area was unable to locate the man authorities were looking for today. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was advising re ...

Two dead in Oak Hill shooting

An El Dorado County man is being held without bail after being arrested on suspicion of killing his mother and brother. Milo Lloyd Wallace, 49, was arrested Thursday afternoon. H ...

Teen denies murder charges

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Nolan Buchanan, suspected of murdering his family in their cabin then setting it ablaze, pleaded not guilty and denied all enhancements at his arraignment ...

Detectives arrest cannabis growers

Late last month deputies received complaints about a large marijuana grow operation in El Dorado Hills along the 1400 block of Malcolm Dixon Road. The complaints were mostly due to ...

Superintendent of schools arrested on suspicion of DUI

El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Jeremy Meyers was arrested last week on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol while still on probation for a similar offens ...

Son, 16, charged with triple murder in Greenwood cabin-fire death case

The 16-year-old son of a Benicia construction-business owner whose remains were found at his burned Greenwood cabin along with two other family members’ has been arrested on ...

County superintendent booked for DUI

The El Dorado County superintendent of schools, was booked and released from El Dorado County jail Aug. 22 for driving under the influence in June. Jeremy Meyers, 44, of Cool, who ...

One inmate killed, 29 injured in prison riot

A prison riot turned deadly Aug. 12 after two inmates allegedly stabbed another inmate at California State Prison-Sacramento. According to officials, the riot broke out just before ...

Shooter sentenced to life without parole

The book has been closed on a crime spree that began in Oakland last Jan. 6 and ended in murder just after midnight Jan. 7 in El Dorado Hills. On Aug. 7, Anderson Swift, 41, of Oak ...

‘Peeping Tom’ investigation continues

On the morning of July 14, Andrew Lee, 49, was arrested for allegedly annoying and/or molesting a child and peeping. After the arrest, a search warrant was executed on Lee’s ...

Heroin arrest in Placerville

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence in the 5000 block of Forty Niner Trail in Placerville Wednesday morning for a person allegedly using narcotics. At the residence, ...

Hus case under review

El Dorado County District Attorney’s office investigators are still studying what charges, if any, will be filed against El Dorado Hills Fire Board member Douglas Hus. Hus wa ...

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested

An El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested Tuesday in Nevada for drug related charges. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported domestic disp ...

Folsom prostitute sentenced to 6 years for executive's death

Model and prostitute Alix Tichelman of Folsom was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison by a Santa Cruz judge after she pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and ...