Homicide Suspect Arrested

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Tasha Thompson

At approximately 1:50 am this morning, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was notified by El Centro Police Department in California, they had taken Bernardo Castillo into custody.  El Centro officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in their jurisdiction.  Officers checked the vehicle registration and learned it was the vehicle associated to Castillo.  While contacting the driver of the vehicle, El Centro officers positively identified Bernardo Castillo and placed him under arrest without incident.

El Dorado County Sheriff’s detectives are en route to El Centro for further investigation.