Shingle Springs Shooting

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Tasha Thompson

On October 4, 2017, at approximately 5:47 pm, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of a shooting having just occurred near the intersection of Mother Lode Drive and Sunset Lane in Shingle Springs.
Upon arrival, deputies found two people shot at the scene.  An adult female was pronounced dead at the scene, and a male was still alive and transported to a medical facility for treatment.
Detectives and crime scene personnel spent the night conducting an extensive investigation to determine exactly what happened.  This includes processing a very large crime scene, and interviewing multiple witnesses.  The investigation is still in the early stages of development and any additional information will be released as soon as possible.
The identity of the deceased female is pending notification of next of kin.

Assault With A Deadly Weapon

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Tasha Thompson

On September 16, 2017, at approximately 8:00 pm, El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on Toyan drive in Diamond Springs for a reported assault.  The victim reported that several people came to his house and began a confrontation.  A physical fight ensued and the victim was stabbed. The suspects, Anthony Marquez and Richard Almeda, fled the scene in a vehicle prior to deputies arrival.

The victim was immediately transported to Marshall medical center and treated for his injuries.  Deputies began an intensive search for the suspects.  Within a short time, deputies located the suspect vehicle and developed information that Almeda and Marquez were located in a residence on Matrix Court, in Diamond Springs.  Deputies immediately responded to the area and surrounded the residence.  Initially, the
occupants refused to exit the residence after repeated requests.  After a short negotiation, Marquez exited the residence, leaving Almeda inside.  Detectives and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team were dispatched to the scene. Detectives began to interview all parties involved, as the SWAT team attempted to have Almeda exit the residence peacefully.  At approximately 3:30 am, after a five hour standoff, Almeda exited the residence and was taken into custody

23 year old Richard Almeda and 24 year old Anthony Marquez of
Sacramento were both arrested for assault with a deadly weapon
and booked into the El Dorado County Jail. The victim is recovering from his injuries.

Booking photo Richard Almeda

Booking photo of Anthony Marquez

Child Pornography Arrest

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Tasha Thompson

On July 28th, 2017, a report was taken for the annoying and molesting of a child under the age of 18.  A search warrant was served and images of child pornography were located.  On August 30th, 2017, 65 year old Robert Huckaby of South Lake Tahoe, was arrested by El Dorado County Sheriff’s detectives.  He was booked into the El Dorado County Jail for Possession of Child Pornography and Molesting or annoying a child under the age of 18.

 Booking photo of Robert Huckaby