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Deceased Missing Person in Auberry Identified

Auberry – Fresno County Sheriff’s Office has released the following information. Bessie Walker of Auberry has been identified as the woman found deceased on a piece of private property along the 37000 block of Auberry Mission Road. On the night of August 21st, family and friends of Walker’s who had formed a search party, contacted the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office. ...

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Honor and Meet the First Responders

Image of a tribute to first responders.

Submitted by John Somerville COARSEGOLD — This 29th of August (Sunday evening) you are invited to Coarsegold’s Historic Village for an old-fashioned Musical and entertainment event to meet and honor the local First Responders. The Madera Sheriff and deputies, the California Highway Patrol Officers, CAL FIRE and local Volunteer Firefighters, EMTs, and many other First responders will be on hand. ...

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Update: Convicted Arsonist Kenneth Allan Jackson Scheduled for Release Next Tuesday from Prison

Tuesday afternoon we received confirmation that Kenneth Allen Jackson’s release has been pushed back to January 15 of 2022. This happened because of the quick response of the YLP community to our request for signatures and victim services requests. Although no reason has been given for this change it seems likely that the support of Senator Anna Caballero who assisted ...

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Cartel Marijuana Grow Shooting

Mariposa County Sheriff Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred last night leaving one dead and two others injured. MARIPOSA – Early details indicate an altercation occurred between multiple illegal marijuana growers in the Stumpfield Mountain Rd area late Saturday evening. One subject was pronounced dead at the scene while two others drove themselves to a valley hospital for treatment ...

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Fatal Hit And Run In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – On Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at approximately 11:54 pm, the Merced Communication Center (MCC) received a call of a traffic collision on Road 427 east of Elliott Drive, with medical personnel responding. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Oakhurst Area responded to the scene and investigated the collision. During the initial investigation it was determined a 20 ...

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Memorial Day Weekend CHP Saturation Enforcement

“Drive and Stay Alive Central Valley” Memorial Day Weekend Saturation Enforcement State Route 41 and State Route 46 The mission of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is to provide the highest level of Safety, Service and Security. We achieve success in saving lives as a Department, through education, enforcement, engineering and through the support and compliance of the motoring public. ...

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Put Safety At The Top Of Your Memorial Day Checklist

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Memorial Day is the traditional start to the summer travel season, and this weekend California’s roadways will likely be bustling with activity.  To help ensure the safety of motorists throughout the holiday, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will conduct a Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP). The Memorial Day MEP will run from 6 p.m. Friday, May 28, to ...

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Oakhurst Stabbing Suspect Arrested

OAKHURST –  Robert Long was arrested on Friday May 21st by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office for felony assault with the infliction of great bodily injury, a hate crime; felony criminal threats, a hate crime; felony evading arrest; and two counts of resisting arrest. Related Story: DA Moreno’s Letter To The Community These charges stem from conduct that occurred April 30th ...

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Coffee And Conversation With DA Moreno

Join The Madera County DA, Sally Moreno For Coffee And Conversation at the Cool Bean Café NORTH FORK – Tomorrow, May 19th from 9 am to 11 am, Madera County DA Sally Moreno will be hosting coffee and conversation with your DA. DA Sally Moreno will be at the Cool Bean Café in Oakhurst to answer questions from the community. ...

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Coarsegold Resident Arrested For Murder

Multi-Agency Efforts Lead to Arrest in Fresno County’s First Murder of 2021 Homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 40 year old Brandon Engelman, a.k.a. Milkweed, of Coarsegold. He has been booked into the Fresno County Jail on a charge of murder, which carries a bail of $1 million. He is also facing a kidnapping charge, which ...

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