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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Nov. 5

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 30  to Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Oakhurst lost medication On Monday, Oct. 3o at 2:18 p.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 51000 block of Ponderosa Way in regards to a report of lost medication. Case to be closed. Oakhurst warrant ...

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Woman Stranded For 12 Hours After Crashing Off Deadwood

OAKHURST — A 74-year-old woman who crashed her car off the steep mountainside on Highway 41 south of Oakhurst last night was located and rescued this afternoon, at least 12 hours after she went missing. Just after 4 a.m. this morning, the Fresno woman’s husband reported that his wife had been in an accident, but he didn’t know where, and ...

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Deputy Sheriffs’ Association Endorses Moreno For District Attorney

MADERA RANCHOS — The Madera County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (MCDSA) has announced they will endorse prosecutor Sally Orme Moreno for District Attorney. “The backing of the members of the association, which is comprised of Madera County’s Sheriff’s Deputies and District Attorney Investigators, is another sign that Moreno is law enforcement’s choice for Madera County District Attorney,” said the MCDSA in ...

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Sheriff Identifies Deceased Man Found Near Eastman Lake

MADERA COUNTY — A deceased male discovered in the Eastman Lake area on Oct. 14 has been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. The body of Merced resident Ramiro F. Carrillo, age 42, was found just before noon at the south end of the lake near the spillway, by a Christian scouting group out of Fresno County known as ...

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Hazmat Threat Near Midpines In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — For the past few days, officials have been handling a hazmat issue in the Midpines area, first determining what they were dealing with, and making sure the public was not in danger. Motorists traveling between Yosemite National Park and Mariposa on Highway 140 have been reporting a large presence of law enforcement, and the Mariposa County Sheriff’s ...

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Woman Located In Vegas After Disappearing With Her Sister’s Child

MADERA COUNTY — The woman sought by law enforcement after she disappeared with her niece yesterday has been found. The 31-year-old woman identified as Chyanne O’Conner, was reportedly last seen by family members on Monday afternoon in Coarsegold at about 2:30 p.m. when she left in a 2006 Chevy Silverado pickup with her niece. According to the Sheriff’s Office, O’Connor ...

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Silver Alert Issued For Woman And Child Missing From Coarsegold

MADERA COUNTY — Law enforcement is searching for a missing woman and a 3-year-old girl, last seen yesterday in Coarsegold. The woman has been identified as Chyanne O’Conner, age 31. She and her niece, Graesky Johnson, were reportedly last seen by family members on Monday afternoon at about 2:30 p.m. According to the Sheriff’s Office, O’Connor had traveled from Utah ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Oct. 29

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 23  to Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. Coarsegold stolen Ford F350 truck On Monday, Oct. 23, at 4:44 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a business located within the 35000 block of CA-41, regarding a report of a possible burglary in progress. ...

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Woman Arrested For Suspicion Of DUI After Crash Starts Fire

MADERA COUNTY — A Coarsegold woman who crashed her car, igniting a fire that burned over six acres on Road 406 near Jewels Vista Drive yesterday, was arrested on suspicion of DUI. According to the CHP, Laura White, 51, drove her car off the north side of Road 406 just before 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, plowing through a ...

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Vehicle Accident Sparks Vegetation Fire On Road 406

MADERA COUNTY — Firefighters responded this afternoon to reports of a vegetation fire just west of Highway 41 along Road 406. Just before 2 p.m. today, CHP reported that a motor vehicle accident near 42399 Road 406 had sparked a fire and requested Cal Fire to respond. The first unit at scene reported the fire at about three acres. Cal ...

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