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EDH Crime Log: March 26 through April 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandal strikes March 26: Someone scratched a vehicle’s paint on Robert J Mathews Parkway. Suspect ID’d March 26: A 21-year-old man is suspected of theft and vandalism at a Valley View Parkway apartment. Unruly student March 27: Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy who allegedly […]

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EDH Crime Watch: April 16-21

The following information comes from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Wallet stolen April 16: A thief forced entry into a vehicle parked on Stanford Lane and stole a wallet left inside. Targeted April 16: An Appian Way resident reported that someone shot BBs at the house. Young offender April 16: Deputies cited a 12-year-old boy […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 13-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled Nov. 13: A residential burglary was reported on Brisbane Circle. Deputies collected evidence from the scene that could help identify the suspect(s). Contrite burglar Nov. 14: A Yellowstone Court resident reported that his son broke a window and entered the home, where the suspect […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Local cyber crimes expert pens book

Alexis Moore

El Dorado Hills resident Alexis Moore survived a cyberstalking situation before there was even a name for it and she’s now become a tireless victim advocate and sought-after expert who helps others defend themselves against stalking, identity theft, domestic violence and cyber abuse. Her new book “Cyber Self-Defense” (Lyons Press) hit stands Oct. 7 in […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: December 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Dec. 1: A battery was reported on Coach Lane. Weaponized Dec. 1: Deputies investigating a burglary on Cambridge Road reportedly found a man in possession of a metal baton. The 23-year-old suspect was arrested. Stolen Dec. 2: A petty theft as reported on […]

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Colver murder trial: Crime scene discussed

Steven Colver heads back to the courtroom following a break in his murder trial in Placerville. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The gruesome aftermath of Joanne Witt’s murder was on display in Placerville’s Main Street courthouse Wednesday morning as jurors came face-to-face with images of the El Dorado Hills woman’s violent death. Witt, 47, was stabbed to death in her bed in June 2009. Witt’s teenage daughter, Tylar, has already pleaded guilty to the first-degree murder […]

Comments Off / May 18, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

‘Heaven’ is no paradise

WHAT A VIEW — The green valley beckons below an area known as Heaven in El Dorado Hills. Unfortunately, this view is scarred by graffiti and illegal fire pits because many young people use this private property as a hang out, leaving trash and more behind. Village Life photo by Cole Mayer

As El Dorado County sheriff’s deputy Aaron Cuddeback rolled to a stop near the intersection of Powers Drive and Beatty Drive, he spotted six parked cars. Assuming two per car, about a dozen people were probably there. It was early — a bit after 5 p.m. — and more teenagers would surely appear later. A sort of lovers’ […]

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