For Immediate Release
Sergeant Anthony Prencipe
During a special board meeting, the Oak Ridge Music Booster Club found several suspicious financial transactions. On May 24, 2018, the Oak Ridge Music Booster President contacted the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer, who began an investigation for possible embezzlement. The Booster club worked with the Oak Ridge High School Administration and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Detectives to identify the source of the embezzlement.
On May 25, 2018, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Detectives served a search warrant at the home of a Booster club member. Booster club financial documents, checks, cash, and other property were recovered. The suspect also provided a statement.
The documents recovered in the search warrant are being analyzed by detectives and the investigation is currently ongoing.