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Mariposa Man Killed In Highway 140 Crash Identified

MARIPOSA —  The man who was killed when his vehicle crashed off Highway 140 near Briceburg Road yesterday has been identified by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. Barry Price, 72, lost his life when his pickup lost traction on the icy road and rolled into the Merced River yesterday morning. For the original story on the accident, click here.

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Drug Take Back Event In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be set up at several locations in Mariposa County allowing local residents to return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. Bring your medications for disposal to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office ...

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Residents Allowed To Return To More Areas In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Residents in the     area are being allowed to return to their homes this evening. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has release these updates on conditions in the fire area: ADDITIONAL EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only on Saturday, July 22,  at 6 p.m. These areas will ...

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Madera Sheriff’s Deputy Donates Overtime Hours To Detwiler Fire Victims

MADERA COUNTY — Madera County Sheriff’s Deputy Valerie Breedlove is going above and beyond in providing aid to victims of the Detwiler Fire that destroyed 60 homes in Mariposa County. This morning, Deputy Breedlove put out the word to her fellow deputies and emergency personnel that she is working overtime in her agency’s cooperation with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, ...

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Sheriff Updates Evacuation Information On Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — This is the most recent update from the Sheriff’s Office on the state of closures and evacuations: ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE:  Hwy 132 at Horseshoe bend***Open to residents only with proof of residency Hwy 49N at Penon Blanco *** Open to residents only with proof of residency Hwy 120 at Smith Stations*** Open to residents only with proof ...

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Logging Truck Blocks Road To End CHP And Sheriff Pursuit

MARIPOSA COUNTY — A good citizen in a very large truck helped law enforcement end a chase of a stolen vehicle in Mariposa County yesterday. On Wednesday, July 12, the California Highway Patrol requested assistance from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office with a stolen vehicle out of Merced. CHP Air 43 aircraft was tracking the vehicle when Mariposa County sheriff’s ...

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Search For Mariposa Man Missing In Merced River

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The search continues for a man missing for more than two days after being swept away in the Merced River near Briceburg. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team along with the California Highway Patrol Air Support Division and Bureau of Land Management Rangers have been working all weekend to locate a missing swimmer. The ...

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Man Tries To Run Down Law Enforcement Officers

MARIPOSA COUNTY — A pursuit along Mariposa County roads ended with damage to a Sheriff’s unit, and a suspect in custody, charged with assault with a deadly weapon. On Sunday, June 11, at approximately 3:30 p.m., a Mariposa Area California Highway Patrol officer attempted to stop a speeding vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 49 South near the Mariposa/Madera County line, ...

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Mariposa Deputy Honored With Congressional Badge Of Bravery

FRESNO — Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputy Rudy Mirelez, a 10-year veteran of the department at the time he was wounded in the line of duty on Oct. 1, 2015, was honored today for his bravery. Senator Dianne Feinstein today awarded the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery to Deputy Mirelez, who “exhibited exceptional courage in saving and protecting others and ...

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — On Saturday, Apr. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be set up at several locations in Mariposa County allowing local residents to return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. Bring your medications for disposal to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office ...

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