Elementary School Principal Arrested Following DA and FBI Cybercrimes Investigation

October 17, 2023

Early this morning, 37-year-old Pollock Pines, CA resident Boyd Holler was arrested and booked into the El Dorado County Jail on suspicion of four counts of sending harmful matter to a minor, and one count of contacting or communicating with a minor for the purpose of engaging in lewd and lascivious behavior.

Holler is the Principal of the Pioneer Union School in Somerset, CA.

The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office is in the process of filing charges.

Holler’s arrest is the result of a joint cybercrimes investigation conducted by the FBI Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force and the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office.  Anyone who has information related to this investigation is encouraged to contact the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office at  https://www.eldoradoda.com/pioneerschool/.

This investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

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