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Coarsegold Man Who Died In Motorcycle Crash Identified

OAKHURST — A Coarsegold man who lost his life in a motorcycle accident in Oakhurst today has been identified as 58-year-old Jack Bonner Thornton. Thornton was killed when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a Ford F350 in the intersection at Highway 41 and Road 426. The accident remains under investigation. http://sierranewsonline.com/coarsegold-man-dies-in-motorcycle-crash/  

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Sheriff’s Office Releases Identity Of Stabbing Victim

OAKHURST — The man who was stabbed to death during an altercation earlier today on Winding Way in Oakhurst has been identified as 45-year-old Jacob Jerome Henderson of Oakhurst. Henderson was killed during a fight at a location just below the Silver Creek Shopping Center on Highway 41 just after 3 p.m. Sheriff’s detectives are still investigating the incident, and ...

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Fatal Stabbing Victim Identified As Oakhurst Resident

OAKHURST — The man who was fatally stabbed near a business on Winding Way this afternoon has been identified as a resident of the Oakhurst area in his mid-40s. Just before 3 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a fight taking place between bikers on Winding Way below Supernaw’s BBQ. The altercation was reportedly a fight between what was ...

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Coarsegold Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash

OAKHURST — A Coarsegold man died after striking a pickup at the intersection of Highway 41 and Road 426 this afternoon. Just before 3:30 p.m. the 58-year-old man was northbound on Highway 41 when he failed to stop for the red light at Road 426. A Ford F350 driven by a 23-year-old out of Oakhurst was southbound on Highway 41, making ...

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — One person is dead following a collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle at the intersection of Highway 41 and Road 426 in Oakhurst this afternoon. Just before 3:30 p.m., CHP responded to reports of an accident blocking traffic at the location. The male driver of the motorcycle was transported to the landing zone behind Vons where CHP’s ...

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Stabbing In Oakhurst Leaves One Dead

OAKHURST — Just before 3 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a fight taking place between bikers on Winding Way below Supernaws BBQ. When deputies arrived at scene, they found one person down with critical injuries reported as a stabbing. An ambulance and a SkyLife helicopter were dispatched, and CPR was performed on the injured man. The fight was ...

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CHP Seeks Public’s Help In Motorcycle Crash Investigation

COARSEGOLD — The Oakhurst Area CHP Office is searching for any witnesses who may have observed what happened leading up a motorcycle vs. car crash on Road 415 yesterday near the Oak Creek Mobile Home Park. At about 5:20 p.m., Ramiro Guzman III, 40, of Coarsegold, was riding his 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Road 415 at an unknown rate ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through July 31

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Sunday, July 24 to Sunday, July 31, 2016: Oakhurst robbery On Sunday, July 24 at 1:55 a.m. a report was taken for a robbery which occurred in the 50800 block of Road 632. Evidence was collected and two suspects were identified. This case is ...

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CHP Commander Moves On To New Assignment

OAKHURST — The mountain area will be bidding farewell to our local CHP Commander Jason Daughrity as he accepts a new position in Sacramento as CHP Academy Director. “I’ve never been one to sit still for very long,” says Cmdr. Daughrity, who will be reassigned to the CHP Academy on Sept. 1. “In fact, I remember my 7th grade math ...

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Teen Out Of Surgery After Sunday’s Deadwood Crash

OAKHURST — After a head-on collision on Deadwood yesterday that ended with a 14-year-old being airlifted with major injuries, several of those who were on the scene when it happened have been asking for updates. One communication came in the form of a comment on the original article. “Any update on the condition of those injured? I was one of ...

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