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Robbery suspect sought

Detectives are looking for this man suspected in two armed robberies. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in two armed robberies. An unidentified man armed with a handgun entered a convenience store in the 3400 block of Coach Lane in Cameron Park between 1 and 2 a.m. on March 15, according to a sheriff’s press release. […]

No Comment / March 30, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH man indicted for attempted tax evasion

A federal grand jury indicted an El Dorado Hills man on three counts of attempted tax evasion. The sealed Feb. 27 indictment of Kamyar Soltani, 45, was unsealed March 4, revealing three charges of attempted tax evasion, a press release from U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner stated. Soltani was arrested on March 3. He was […]

No Comment / March 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting’s trial to begin in April

Ray Nutting, right, sits with his attorney, David Weiner, in court on Feb. 21. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The trial of El Dorado County District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting was confirmed during a Feb. 21 hearing. El Dorado County Deputy District Attorney James Clinchard, noting that co-prosecutor Deputy Attorney General Peter Wellings was unable to attend the hearing, confirmed the April 8 trial. Clinchard outlined the trial — potential jurors coming in on […]

No Comment / February 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rollover causes injuries to alleged drunk driver

A vehicle rolled over Monday morning in El Dorado Hills, causing an allegedly drunk driver to sustain major injuries. Christina Fifer was driving her 1990 Dodge Durango westbound on Highway 50 just west of Bass Lake Road at 7:15 a.m., according to CHP Officer Quinn Cuthbertson. She was allegedly under the influence and allowed her […]

No Comment / February 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Overnight standoff ends with arrest

An overnight standoff ended with a parolee’s arrest in El Dorado Hills Friday morning. On Feb. 13, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a subject wanted for alleged parole violation was living in El Dorado Hills, according to a sheriff’s press release. Deputies also received information that the suspect might have had […]

No Comment / February 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting trial pushed back

A status hearing regarding the case against El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting ended with a new trial date. Nutting’s attorney David Weiner began the hearing by telling Judge Tim Buckley that he would not be ready for the original trial date. The court then recessed while a meeting was held in the judge’s chambers. […]

No Comment / January 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Recalled solar panels still being replaced in EDH

July 9, 2013 had been a relatively quiet day for Alicia Barranco. She had recently been released from the hospital and was recovering at home. She smelled smoke and thought it might be toast or a coffee pot burning. She went back to bed after being unable to find the source of the smell. But […]

No Comment / January 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »