Newtown Medication Robbery

On 04/20/2015 at about 11:57 AM, deputies responded to a reported robbery in the 3000 block of Newtown Road. The female caller stated she was attacked by two subjects who pushed her to the ground and stole her purse. The suspects left in a late 60’s to early 70’s, 2-door dark blue or black pick-up truck. The truck didn’t appear to have a camper shell or a lumber rack on it and was last seen driving towards Placerville. The suspects reportedly dumped out the contents of her purse only taking her medications. She was uninjured.

The first suspect was described as a white male adult, about 30 years old, with dark hair, dark shirt and shorts. The second suspect was described as a white female adult, 25-35 years old, with red hair. There was no clothing description for the female. Both subjects were unknown to the victim. No weapons were seen.

If anyone has information regarding this case, please call the Sheriff’s Office at (530) 621-5655 or email us a crime tip at The incident is under investigation.

Lt. Tom Murdoch