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Random Acts Of Kindness Bless Both Recipients And Deputies

OAKHURST — Christmas was made merrier for dozens of local residents as Madera County Sheriff’s deputies blessed them during their third annual Operation Random Kindness yesterday. All across the county, deputies handed out Christmas cards with $100 bills tucked inside, courtesy of the amazingly generous employees of Agriland Farming Company, Inc., who donated $5,000 to brighten the holidays for so ...

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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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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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Madera County Staff Completes Audits Of Special Districts

MADERA – Madera County Auditor-Controller Todd Miller announced to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that Certified Audited financial statements for all Madera County Special Districts have been completed. “After a year of hard work by the staff of the Auditor-Controllers office, I am pleased to deliver the completed audits of 125 Special Districts,” Miller told the Board. “Upon assuming ...

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Two More Reports Of Random Roadway Shootings, Brings Total To Six

MADERA COUNTY — The Fresno and Madera County Sheriff’s Offices are investigating a series of shootings on public roadways in both Madera and Fresno Counties, which they say may be related. Since news of four shootings was released last Friday, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office has received two new reports of random shootings – one over the weekend of another ...

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Big Changes In Store For Voters In Madera County Elections

MADERA COUNTY — Beginning with the June 5 election, voters in Madera County will be able to vote in person for nearly two weeks ahead of the election, and every registered voter will receive a ballot in the mail. Madera County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar Rebecca Martinez says she hopes everyone will be excited about the improvements to the voting process. “I am ...

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Supervisors Vote 5-0 To Censure District Attorney Linn

MADERA COUNTY — At a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors this morning, the five-member board voted unanimously to censure District Attorney David Linn for creating a hostile workplace environment and using sexually and racially offensive language. The Board had demanded his resignation in the wake of a complaint that was filed, and an independent investigation found that Linn ...

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Prosecutors’ Association Revokes Endorsement Of D.A.

MADERA COUNTY — Following news today of the Madera County Board of Supervisors’ vote to censure District Attorney David Linn for misconduct in the workplace, the Madera County Prosecutors’ Association has rescinded its endorsement. “In light of the findings in the recent investigation, the Madera County Prosecutors’ Association revokes its endorsement of David Linn for District Attorney,” according to a statement ...

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District Attorney Denies “Vague Allegations” Of Abusive Conduct

MADERA COUNTY – Madera County District Attorney David Linn says he was “shocked and saddened” by the County’s accusations of workplace misconduct. Linn says the County issued a press release immediately after he left a brief meeting with the Board of Supervisors this morning. “I had been told for over a month that I was not a subject for investigation ...

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Madera County District Attorney Accused Of Abusive Conduct

MADERA  – The Madera County Board of Supervisors has released a statement saying they have recently been made aware of allegations of serious workplace misconduct made against District Attorney David Linn. “Several employees of the District Attorney’s Office allege that since assuming his office in early 2015, District Attorney Linn has engaged in a pattern of harassing and abusive conduct ...

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