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‘Bandage bandit’ suspect arrested in boxers

Law enforcement gathers in an El Dorado Hills neighborhood where a suspected bank robber was arrested Monday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

A man believed to be the “Bandage Bandit,” a serial bank robber who wore bandages on his face to help conceal his identity, was apprehended Monday afternoon following a bank robbery in El Dorado Hills. David Jarrell, 22, of El Dorado Hills was arrested on suspicion of three counts of robbery and one count of attempted robbery following […]

No Comment / July 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Holy Trinity shows heart for Haiti

David and Kathy Lopez say their recent delegation trip to Haiti was life changing, leading the couple to share their experience with their parish community at Holy Trinity in El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

When Holy Trinity Catholic Church parishioners David and Kathy Lopez decided to join Holy Family Church’s outreach visit to Haiti in May, one of them was more enthusiastic about going than the other. They would visit Father Tom Hagan, who founded Hands Together in 1986 after leading a group of college students to Haiti and […]

No Comment / July 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: July 14-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: July 14 9:36 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Whistlers Bend Way. 9:40 a.m. A petty theft was reported on Post Street. 10:09 a.m. A petty theft from a vehicle was reported on White Rock Road. 1:35 p.m. Items were reported stolen from an unlocked […]

No Comment / July 27, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Plenty of open seats on November ballot

Those running for a local public office this November have less than three weeks to indicate their intentions; Aug. 12 is the deadline to submit paperwork to the El Dorado County Elections Department. The nomination period can be extended to Aug. 17 if the incumbent decides not to run by the Aug. 12 deadline. The nomination extension […]

No Comment / July 27, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Storm water survey now available

El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency has rolled out a survey geared to help the public become more aware of water, water runoff, water pollution and storm water management. The survey is available on the CDA’s Long Range Planning website and is sponsored by the El Dorado County Storm Water Team. The information from the  anonymous […]

1 Comment / July 26, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

AG clears auditor

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn

The Office of the California Attorney General will not pursue any action against El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn. “The 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury requested an investigation into the allegations and findings of its report in case GJ-14-12,” a brief news release from the county Chief Administrative Office states. “The Office of the California […]

No Comment / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

FBI hunts the ‘Bandage Bandit’

This man is suspected in at least four bank robberies, including two in El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in catching the “Bandage Bandit,” a suspect who has reportedly robbed banks from the Nevada state line to Folsom. The suspect, who wears bandages on his face, is believed to be in his 20s or 30s. He has blond hair, a large build and is 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 […]

No Comment / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »