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Sleepy Driver Causes Single Vehicle Rollover On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD — An early-morning crash snarled traffic today on Highway 41 after a Fresno man rolled his SUV near Black Hawk Lodge. According to CHP, the 32-year-old male was southbound on Highway 41 just south of Yosemite Springs Parkway in a Nissan SUV. The accident occurred at approximately 6:10 a.m., when the driver reportedly fell asleep at the wheel. He then traveled across ...

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Victim Of Fatal Crash On Highway 41 Identified

MADERA COUNTY — The victim of a crash that closed Highway 41 for two hours yesterday just south of Road 200 has been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office as 51-year-old Michael Lee Fleming of Madera. According to witnesses, Fleming struck the embankment on the right side of the road, then crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with another ...

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Highway 41 Blocked In Both Directions After Fatal Accident

MADERA COUNTY — Highway 41 is block in both directions just south of Road 200 following a fatal accident. Southbound traffic is being diverted onto Road 200 to Road 211, northbound at Highway 145. According to a witness at scene, Caltrans is setting up a detour, and have been given estimates of two to three hours for law enforcement to ...

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Power Knocked Out To Over 1,100 Homes After Crash

COARSEGOLD — Hundreds of Coarsegold residents were without power for several hours after a pickup hit a power pole on Road 415 near Texas Flat Mine Road. At about 5:40 p.m. this afternoon, calls came in to 911 that a truck had hit a power pole and there were live power lines and a pole across both lanes of Road ...

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Vehicle Hits Power Pole, Knocks Out Power Near Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD — Cal Fire and CHP are responding to reports of a vehicle into a power pole on Road 415 near Texas Mine Flat Road. There are live wires down and a power pole blocking both lanes of Road 415. Power has been reported out from Deadwood to Coarsegold. PG&E outage reports indicate nearly 1,100 homes without power. Estimated time to ...

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Sheriff Asks Public’s Help In Identifying Theft Suspects

MADERA — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a trio of thieves who stole a man’s iPhone while he was in a gas station, and then dragged him behind their truck. On Tuesday, Apr. 25,  at approximately 3:09 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the Lucky 7 gas station (37019 Avenue 12) in Madera ...

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Man Arrested After Claiming He Almost Shot Someone In Casino

COARSEGOLD – A Madera man is in custody after allegedly entering the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in Coarsegold with a handgun this morning. Just after 6 a.m. this morning, Don Pisano, 21, entered the casino and walked up to an employee, saying that he “almost shot a tweaker” for spilling coffee on him, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s ...

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Prosecution Rests, Murder Defendant Expected To Testify

BASS LAKE — Testimony in the murder trial of George Taylor-Windsor continued today in Bass Lake Superior Court as the prosecution wrapped up its case in chief. Taylor-Windsor, 26, is charged with murder in the death of Jessica Nelson, 23, of Foresthill, Calif., and with attempted murder in the stabbing of Reid Kallenberg. Taylor-Windsor is claiming self-defense after being stabbed ...

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Search For Missing Coarsegold Man

COARSEGOLD – Madera County Sheriff’s deputies and family are currently searching for a missing Coarsegold man. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Keith Allen Bendz, 45, was reported missing on Tuesday, Apr. 25. He was last seen on the morning of Monday, Apr. 24, say family members. Mr. Bendz is described as 5′ 8″ tall, weighing approximately 185 pounds, with a medium ...

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