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El Dorado sheriff buys helicopter; officials worry about costs to taxpayers

The El Dorado County sheriff John D’Agostini surprised county administrators when a helicopter appeared as a new tool for the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department. KCRA3 reporter Dave Manoucheri reveals that D’Agostini failed to alert county officials that a chopper was in the works, which raises risk management and liability concerns. Although the sheriff says his budget is his to spend, officials worry about possible costs to taxpayers.

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