El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office

Harris in court

Placerville Woman Appears In Court; Friends Say She Killed In Self-Defense

The 70-year-old woman accused of shooting and killing her husband in their Placerville home on Sunday made her first court appearance Wednesday, with friends and family there in support.

01/09/2013

Jury Foreman Stands By 1986 Acquittal Of Placerville Woman Now Accused Of Killing Another Husband

The foreman on the jury that acquitted an El Dorado County woman of murdering her husband in 1985 stood by that decision in an interview with CBS13 on Tuesday even though she’s accused of doing it again.

01/08/2013

Robert Harris

Neighbor Shocked By Arrest Of 70-Year-Old Placerville Woman In Death Of Husband

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Tuesday that the victim in a fatal Sunday night shooting in Placerville was the 72-year-old husband of suspect Collen Harris.

01/08/2013

Collen Harris

Placerville Woman Arrested In Husband’s Death Was Acquitted Of Killing First Husband

Investigators say a 70-year-old Placerville woman killed her husband and CBS13 has learned it’s not the first time she’s faced allegations of murdering her spouse.

01/07/2013

Dustin James Woodruff

Deputies Arrest Suspect Wanted For Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Of Placerville Man

A man wanted in connection with a kidnapping and attempted murder was arrested Tuesday after El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies chased him for 23 minutes over 16 miles.

09/26/2012

Jesse Howard Roberts, 21, and Elijah Lee Richter, 20 (source: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office)

Two Arrested After 15-Year-Old Dies Of Apparent Overdose In Pollock Pines

Two young men were arrested Monday and charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 15-year-old boy on Sunday in Pollock Pines.

09/10/2012

Donald Atkinson

Former El Dorado Sheriff’s Sergeant Going To Prison

A retired El Dorado County sheriff’s sergeant accused of stealing from fellow officers is going to prison.

06/19/2012

Credit: CBS13

El Dorado Deputies Decry Plan To Rotate Out Experienced Detectives

An army of deputies is speaking out against its own leader. The El Dorado Deputy Sheriff’s Association believes the sheriff is putting the public in danger.

05/15/2012

Officials are asking for help in finding relatives of Patricia and Joan Miller.  The twins, 73, were found deceased in their South Lake Tahoe home. (credit: El Dorado County Sheriff's Dept.)

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help Finding Relatives Of Deceased Twins

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating the next of kin of two elderly twins who were found dead in their South Lake Tahoe home.

03/06/2012

David-Robert-Freeman

High School Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Minor

A high school teacher and varsity baseball coach has been accused of having sex with a former student.

01/06/2012

Dillon Andrew Nitzen, 19, left, and Harrison Clark Haines, 18

Home Invasion Suspects Caught In El Dorado County

A homeowner pushed out a robbery suspect and called 911, leading to the arrest of two El Dorado County men, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.

12/07/2011

Dmitriy V. Gerasimo

Deputy’s Call Leads To AMBER Alert Suspect’s Surrender

After ignoring dozens of police calls over the weekend, an AMBER Alert suspect finally decided to answer the phone Monday night and that led to his arrest outside a Placerville In-N-Out Burger restaurant.

12/06/2011

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