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Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Oct. 9

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 3 to Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016: Oakhurst lewd activity On Monday, Oct. 3 at 10:58 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the Oakhurst substation a regarding possible lewd act that occurred in the 40000 block of Red Bud. A report was taken and ...

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Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Oct. 2

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Sept. 26 to Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016: Coarsegold theft On Monday, Sept. 26 at 6:42 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 46000 block of Lucky Lane in regards to a theft report, and instructed to contact security and that a suspect had been ...

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Crash On Highway 41 Ends In DUI Arrest

OAKHURST — A single-vehicle crash on Highway 41 north of Oakhurst tonight ended with the driver being arrested for felony DUI and child endangerment. Gregory Carroll, 56, was taken into custody after he rolled his Toyota Corolla near Whispering Pines Drive. Witness Jeff Taylor and his wife are visiting from Ohio and were headed into Oakhurst from Yosemite National Park. ...

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Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Sept. 25

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept 25, 2016: Bass Lake boating under the influence On Monday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. the solo operator of a personal watercraft was observed jumping wakes while following a pontoon boat and making circular, “doughnut” maneuvers on ...

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One Student Dies After Bus Crash On Highway 41

MADERA COUNTY — One of the injured passengers from yesterday’s bus crash on Highway 41 has died, according to the California Highway Patrol. The victim was a young teenager, and one of 12 people injured yesterday afternoon when a tour bus filled with students and chaperones from China veered off the road and hit a large tree near Sugar Pine ...

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Bus Crash Closes Highway 41 North Of Oakhurst

FISH CAMP — CHP is on scene of an accident involving a bus on Highway 41 just north of the 4,000 foot level between Lewis Creek and Sugar Pine (Road 630) north of Oakhurst. At 5:40 p.m. reports came in that a 25-passenger charter bus had hit a tree and then the embankment, with several occupants of the bus in ...

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Highway 41 Blocked Following Big Rig Accident

FISH CAMP — What began as a call regarding an overturned big rig north of Oakhurst has led to Highway 41 being blocked for several hours. Just after noon today, CHP and emergency vehicles responded to the scene of a trailer that had overturned just a few feet south of Miami Mountain Road. The Peterbuilt tractor, owned by Tommy’s Water Truck Rentals ...

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Overturned Rig Blocks Highway 41 North Of Oakhurst

FISH CAMP — Just before noon today CHP was called to the scene of an overturned vehicle, north of Oakhurst. According to early reports, a tractor-trailer rig has overturned on Highway 41 just south of Westfall Work Station, north of Oakhurst. The accident is blocking both lanes and traffic is being re-routed while emergency crews respond. The location is between Lewis Creek and ...

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Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Sept. 18

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Sept. 12 to Sunday, Sept 18, 2016: Oakhurst fraud report On Monday, Sept. 12 at 10:21 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 48000 block of Liberty Drive in regards to a fraud report. This report will be closed, due to a lack ...

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Single Vehicle Crash Near Chowchilla Mt. Road

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Emergency crews are on scene of a single-vehicle accident on Highway 49 near Chowchilla Mountain Road. Just before 5 p.m. reports came in of a single vehicle over the side, and Sheriff’s deputies, CHP, and firefighters were at scene by 5:10 p.m., working to extract one patient. There is no report of road blockage at this time, ...

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