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Sheriff Seeks Public Help Locating Knife-Wielding Subject

OAKHURST — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a subject who reportedly brandished a knife at CVS employees in Oakhurst tonight. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. at the CVS in the Old Mill Shopping Center near Vons, located at 40044 CA-49. The subject is described as a heavy-set, adult male Caucasian wearing ...

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Grace Community Church Vandalized At Christmas

NORTH FORK — It’s happened, yet again. Sometime between the afternoon of Christmas Eve on Sunday, Dec. 24 and Christmas morning, Monday, Dec. 25, the Senior Center at Grace Community Church was broken into and vandalized. Church Trustee Don Grove says the back door was pulled open and damaged, despite the presence of extra locks installed after a string of ...

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Stand-Off Closes Highway 41 North Of Oakhurst

OAKHURST — Highway 41 in the vicinity of Road 630/Sugar Pine is currently closed due to law enforcement activity. Just after 8 p.m. tonight, CHP was in pursuit of a vehicle that was speeding and swerving erratically when the driver refused to yield. The driver crashed off the west side of the road at approximately 8:20 p.m. near Road 630/Sugar ...

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Missing Bass Lake Heights Man Found Safe

BASS LAKE — A man missing from the Bass Lake area has been located and is safe, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s office. Roger Franke left home in Bass Lake Heights early Friday morning, Dec. 15. He was seen around the Bass Lake area later that day, and his bank confirmed a few local transactions. The last time his ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Nov. 26

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Nov. 20  to Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. Oakhurst bicycles collected and booked as found property On Monday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 a.m. a deputy was conducting a patrol check of the Fresno River near Hwy 41 in Oakhurst, when the deputy located ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Nov. 12

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Nov. 6  to Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Oakhurst warrant citation and release On Monday, Nov. 6 at 2:56 p.m. a deputy responded to a warrant arrest with a citation and release. Coarsegold narcotics On Monday, Nov. 6 at 10:03 a.m. a deputy ...

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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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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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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Oct. 22

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 16  to Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Bass Lake mail theft On Monday, Oct. 16 at 9:28 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a telephonic call of mail theft that occurred at Malum Ridge Road and Marina View Drive. A report was ...

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Deceased Man Found At Eastman Lake

MADERA COUNTY — Authorities were called to Eastman Lake today when reports came into the Madera County Sheriff’s Office that a body had been found. “Shortly before noon today MSO received a report of a deceased person at Eastman Lake,” says Lt. Bill Ward. “Deputies responded and confirmed there was a deceased male near the shore.” At this time, there ...

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