Inmate Telephone Update

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Anthony Prencipe

The El Dorado County Jail will be installing a new inmate communications provider on February 9, 2018. The new provider will be NCIC Inmate Communications and services will include inmate telephones, video visitation and tablets. Check out the information bulletin by NCIC below. We will update as further information becomes available.

Arrests made in Butane Lab Explosion

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Anthony Prencipe

On January 11, 2018 El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives arrested Joshua Jamison (39) and Carinda Nafus (33) of Camino as part of an investigation into a butane extraction lab explosion that occurred in the 5100 block of Pony Express Trail on January 1, 2018.

Jamison and Nafus were both placed under arrest for manufacturing a controlled substance, child endangerment and recklessly causing a fire.  They were both booked into El Dorado County Jail and are being held on $320,000.00 bail.

Alcoholic Beverage Control Grant Operation

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Anthony Prencipe

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, in accordance with a grant from the State of California Alcoholic Beverage Control, conducted a minor decoy and shoulder tap operation over the weekend. The purpose of the operation was to deter people from buying alcoholic beverages for minors and underage patrons and catch those committing the crime.

 

During the course of the county wide operation, three people were issued citations for purchasing alcohol for minors, 21 year old Dylan Padilla, 38 year old Christy Shinley, and 58 year old Michael Kavaros. These types of operations are a valuable tool we utilize to meet the expectations of our citizens.