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Single Car Accident On Road 200

O’NEALS – A young lady from Raymond missed an appointment this afternoon when she was involved in a single car accident on Road 200 near the Circle J Ranch Road. Dezaray Corwin, from Raymond, was eastbound on Road 200 at about 12:35 p.m., on her way to a sales call in North Fork, when she says she looked down for ...

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Testimony Begins In Arson Hearing

MADERA COUNTY – A Coarsegold couple was back in court yesterday for their preliminary hearing on charges of arson and conspiracy. Kenneth Jackson, 40, and Allison Waterman, 46, both of Yosemite Lakes Park, were arrested on June 25 in connection with a string of suspicious fires in the Coarsegold/YLP area.

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Body In North Fork Identified, Another Arrest Made

MADERA COUNTY – A husband and wife are now in jail in connection with the death of a North Fork man. Sheriff John Anderson announced today that the body recovered in North Fork on Friday, Sept. 6, has been positively identified as 29-year-old Christopher Garrity, who reportedly went missing two weeks ago. Garrity’s brother and sister-in-law are now both behind ...

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Two Fires In Madera County Sunday

MADERA COUNTY – The sound of planes overhead and fire engine sirens on the roadways had residents wondering yesterday “what’s on fire now?” At 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, Madera County Fire Department, Cal Fire and Sierra National Forest engines responded to a fire near Redinger Lake.

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Suspect Wanted For Stabbing In Bootjack

MARIPOSA COUNTY – A report of a stabbing sent Mariposa County Sheriff’s deputies to the Bootjack area on Friday, Sept. 6. At about 1 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a fight and a stabbing behind the Bootjack market. An adult male reported that he had been lured behind the market by another man identified as James Allen (Diaz).

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Body Discovered In North Fork, Arrest Made

NORTH FORK – The end of Willow Creek Drive in North Fork has been taped off as a crime scene as investigators begin the work of processing the scene and learning the identity of a deceased person discovered on a property near the end of the road. According to Erica Stuart, Madera County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer, deputies had ...

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Forest Service Releases Cause Of Rim Fire

TUOLUMNE COUNTY – Investigators from the U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement & Investigations and Tuolumne County District Attorney’s Office have determined cause of the Rim Fire. The fire, which began on Aug. 17 on the Stanislaus Nation Forest near the area known as Jawbone Ridge, has been determined to have started when a hunter allowed an illegal fire to escape.

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Suspect Arraigned On Terrorizing Charges

BASS LAKE – Jason Kissee appeared in Superior Court in Bass Lake this morning, facing four charges of “threatening a crime with the intent to terrorize,” and two counts of making repeated harrassing phone calls. Kissee, 36, of Coarsegold, was arrested on Sept. 3, after allegedly making dozens of threatening phone calls to several area residents.

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Pot Farm Found Near Church In North Fork

NORTH FORK – Sheriff John Anderson sent a team of deputies to North Fork Tuesday after receiving a tip about a so-called 215 grow operating very close to a local church. The initial tip concerned a group of people who were seen dragging marijuana plants to their vehicle parked along Road 200.

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Missing Firefighter Search Continues

JEMEZ SPRINGS, NM – The search for Jemez Ranger District engine captain Token Adams continues today. Token, who has been missing since Friday, Aug. 30, has been the focus of an intense search effort by numerous Federal, State, County and local agency personnel as well as many volunteers throughout the holiday weekend. The family, fellow employees and the entire community ...

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