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Judge Brooks off the job

El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Nelson Brooks cleared his court calendar as of Aug. 8 for undisclosed reasons. The judge is assigned to Department 7, handling criminal matters. Village Life reached out to Brooks via his wife, Tish Starr. She declined to comment on her husband’s absence from the courtroom. Court staff contacted by Village life […]

August 31, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Roy Roth gets 15 years to life

Roy Allen Roth was sentenced in front of family Monday afternoon, receiving a minimum of 15 years to life in a California state correctional facility. On Aug. 1 Roth pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the impetuous killing of his wife Debbie Roth in the spring of 2015. El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Kenneth B. […]

August 31, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Students help score grant

Marina Village Middle School teacher Victoria Debenham was recently awarded a mini grant by the El Dorado County division of the California Retired Teachers Association to purchase lightweight laptop computers, or Chromebooks, for her seventh- and eighth-grade students to use during class time. A resource and English teacher, Debenham has been teaching at Marina Village […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Brent Dennis resigns

El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis has resigned from the job he’s held for four years to take a position in Anaheim. Dennis plans to start his new job as director of Community Services for the city of Anaheim after Labor Day, though details of his last day at the EDHCSD are still […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Sheriff’s K9 has bark and bite

El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputy Jeff Tucker and Carly, an almost 6-year-old solid muscle German shepherd, are connected. And they have to be in this profession if they are going to work as a team. When they are on patrol, it’s all business for Carly and deputy Tucker, but the boys get to relax at […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 11 1:06 a.m. Deputies cited two men, ages 18 and 19, for alleged possession of alcohol on Town Center Boulevard. 1:13 a.m. Deputies arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance on Silva Valley Parkway. 6:20 a.m. A bicycle […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Suspect chased through three counties

A 40-year-old man is in jail after he allegedly led authorities on a three-county RV chase Saturday morning. Paul Erik Nelson was arrested in Plymouth on suspicion of evading officers, vandalism, vehicle theft and probation and parole violations at the conclusion of a high-speed pursuit that began in Sacramento County, continued through El Dorado County and […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,
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