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Facebook Tips Lead To Arrest Of Man Brandishing Knife At CVS

COARSEGOLD — Thanks to Facebook tips, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate the man who reportedly brandished a knife at CVS employees in Oakhurst last night. The incident was reported at about 6:30 p.m., and the suspect, Nathaniel Follette, was located and taken into custody at the Chukchansi Casino in Coarsegold just a few hours later. He ...

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Two Arrested And Charged With Bass Lake Heights Burglary

NORTH FORK — Two suspects are behind bars this evening after being arrested on charges of residential burglary and receiving/being in possession of stolen property. On Jan. 7, at about 4:30 a.m., the Madera County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of someone stealing property from a garage on Manzanita Drive in the Bass Lake Heights area. The resident reported ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Dec. 31

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Dec. 25 to Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. North Fork burglary On Monday, Dec. 25 at 9:19 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 56000 block of Road 200 in regards to a commercial burglary investigation. Statements were obtained and a report was written. ...

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Fire On Road 200 After Driver Crashes Stolen Car, Then Flees

O’NEALS — A man who fled the scene of a car crash and fire in O’Neals this afternoon kept law enforcement busy searching for him, as firefighters worked to contain the fire. Just after 4 p.m., reports came in to 911 that a car had crashed off the embankment at the southeast corner of Road 200 and Road 211, across ...

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Vehicle Description In Random Shootings, $3000 Reward Offered

FRESNO COUNTY — The Fresno and Madera County Sheriff’s Offices, and the CHP continue to investigate a series of shootings on public roadways, which appear to be related. Between Nov. 27 and Dec. 17, there have been 10 separate reports of vehicles being struck by gunfire. Eight occurred in Fresno County and two occurred in Madera County. Only one case ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Dec. 17

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Dec. 11 to Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Bass Lake found wallet On Monday, Dec. 11 at 7:42 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 39000 block of Cedar Vista Drive regarding a found wallet. Report written, property obtained and case closed. North Fork ...

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Second Suspect Arrested In Tackle Box Robbery And Murder

MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Sheriff’s has announced that deputies arrested the second suspect in the Tackle Box robbery and murder shortly before 5 p.m. this afternoon. Tackle Box employee Dharampreet Singh Jassar, 20, of Caruthers, was killed when two men entered the store on Road 26 at about 10:50 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, stole cash and two ...

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Deputies Now Carry Life-Saving Drug For Overdoses And Exposure

MADERA COUNTY –The Madera County Public Health Department and the Sheriff’s Office have been working together to address the growing opioid epidemic and save lives. Though residents of the mountain area may think this is a problem reserved for cities, Coarsegold actually tops the list of deaths county-wide from opiate overdoses, with 13 deaths per 100,000 people, followed by Chowchilla ...

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Two Arrested On Charges Of Attempted Vehicle Theft At Gunpoint

NORTH FORK — On Sunday, Nov. 26, Madera County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home in the 31000 block of Wyle Ranch Road in North Fork for a report of an assault with a firearm. During the investigation, it was determined that Kenneth Anthony Couch, 37, and Robert James Puls, 34, had attempted to steal a vehicle from the ...

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