Sketch of Shooting Suspect

 

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in Friday’s attempted shooting of a Deputy.  He is described as a white male, approximately 6’-1” to 6’-2” tall, and weighing approximately 200-250 pounds, with a goatee.

Sketch of suspect

Not the actual vehicle

       Not the actual vehicle

The suspect was last seen driving away on Cable Road in a mid 1990’s to early 2000’s, white Dodge single cab truck without a license plate.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective James Peterson at (530) 642-4713, Detective Ken Barber at (530) 642-4710, or Detective Sergeant Matt Foxworthy at (530) 642-4704.

 

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance

As reported previously, on Friday, 10/17/14 at about 8:00 am, a Deputy with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office contacted a subject in the area of Cable Road and White Mountain Ranch Road in Camino.  After a struggle, the suspect retrieved a handgun and fired at the Deputy; however, the Deputy was not injured. The suspect is described as being a white male, approximately 6’-1” to 6’-2” tall, and weighing approximately 200-250 pounds, with a shaved head and a goatee.  He was wearing a flannel shirt, blue jeans, and boots.  The suspect was last seen driving away on Cable Road in a white, single cab Dodge pickup with no license plates.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in identifying and locating the suspect and vehicle in this case.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective James Peterson at (530) 642-4713, Detective Ken Barber at (530) 642-4710, or Detective Sergeant Matt Foxworthy at (530) 642-4704.

Camino Incident Update

At this time, the suspect that fired at the Deputy has not been located.  However, Deputies and Detectives are still in the Camino area following up on investigative leads and all roads are now open.  Please be careful while driving in the area since officers are still checking the areas and will be maintaining a presence throughout the evening.

At this time there are no known facts regarding this incident to indicate there is any immediate danger to the general public.  However, residents should remain observant of their surroundings and contact law enforcement if they see anything or anyone suspicious.

Camino Incident Update

Law Enforcement Officers are continuing to check the Camino area for the suspect in this morning’s shooting. The following roads are currently closed for traffic: Pony Express Trail at Mace Road, Pony Express Trail at Alder Drive, Badger Hill Road at Blair Road, and Cable Road at Copperton Road.

As part of the investigation and ongoing search, reverse 911 calls are being made to alert residents of the affected areas.  Additionally, all schools in the area are currently open as is Marshall Hospital.

Deputy Shot at in Camino

This morning at approximately 8:00 am, a Deputy with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office contacted a white male adult in his 30’s near Cable Road in Camino.  A struggle ensued and the suspect retrieved a handgun.  The suspect fired at the Deputy; however, the Deputy was not injured.  The suspect was wearing a flannel shirt, blue pants and boots.  The suspect was further described as having a shaved head with a goatee, approximately 6′-1″ to 6′-2″, and approximately 200-250 pounds.  The suspect was last seen driving away on Cable Road in a white, single cab Dodge pickup with no license plate.

Numerous agencies are in the area searching for the suspect and assisting the Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.