Retired El Dorado County deputy sheriff Don Atkinson arrested in Carson City, Nevada

Another day… Another corrupt cop goes down stealing from his own…

Nevada State Personnel WATCH

Retired Sheriff’s Deputy Donald Atkinson Sentenced to Five Years in State Prison for Embezzlement

UPDATE: Monday afternoon Don Atkinson, of El Dorado Hills, pled not guilty to all charges. El Dorado Superior Court Judge Douglas C. Phimister said he would appoint a public defender for Atkinson, who stands accused of embezzling more than $300,000 over six years.

The former head of the El Dorado County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association was arrested Thursday in Nevada and charged with embezzling about $300,000 from the deputies’ organization.

Donald Phillip Atkinson was arrested in Carson City after California officials filed a criminal complaint Tuesday with 44 felony counts. The arrests follow an investigation by the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office and the California attorney general’s office, which announced the arrest. In addition to embezzlement, Atkinson is charged with filing perjured campaign finance documents for a political action committee and stealing $100,000 from a 72-year-old…

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One thought on “Retired El Dorado County deputy sheriff Don Atkinson arrested in Carson City, Nevada

  1. Don’t believe everything you read. Might be true, might not. This guy might have been railroaded. I have sat in court in El Dorado County on a number of ocassions and even though Judge Phimister swore an oath to uphold our Constitution in order to get his ‘job’ as all judges and cops, liars, uh, I mean lawyers and D.A.s must, have heard him many times using extortion on victims who have supposedly committed crimes against the state, baiting them with reducing charges or fines if they would drop (waive) their Constitutional rights. That’s treason, folks!

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