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May is Bicycle Safety Month

CHP Emphasizes the Shared Responsibility of Bicycle Safety  SACRAMENTO – May is National Bicycle Safety Month. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) takes the opportunity each year to remind bicyclists and motorists to share the road and remember traffic safety saves lives. “Thousands of Californians ride their bicycles every day for exercise, leisure, and commuting,” said CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray. “Keeping ...

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Murder Suspect Vehicle Last Seen Near North Fork

FRESNO – Homicide detectives with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help to try and find a vehicle tied to a murder that occurred between 1:00 am – 2:00 am on April 13th, 2021. Detectives obtained a photo of a white Chevy Tahoe, with black door handles and 22 inch rims. It was last seen in the ...

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Motorcycle Safety Month

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By Recognizing May as Motorcycle Safety Month, CHP Reminds Us That It Takes Everyone’s Attention SACRAMENTO – The warming weather and increasing number of vehicles traveling on California’s roadways offer a timely reminder of the importance of motorcycle safety awareness for motorcyclists and motorists alike.  By recognizing May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) emphasizes safe ...

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Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested

Attempted Murder Suspect, Robert Wayne Long of Coarsegold Arrested in North Fork NORTH FORK – On April 30, 2021, shortly before 5:00pm, Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received reports of a stabbing in the 40000 block of CA-HWY 41 in Oakhurst.  When deputies arrived on scene, they discovered an adult man who had sustained a stab wound to his neck. ...

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Apparent Murder Suicide In Mariposa County

UPDATE- April 27, 2021 @ 2:14pm Suspect and Victim Identified Victim- Roland Goldberg, age 31 from Lebanon, Missouri. Suspect- Elisabeth Shauck, age 22 from Salinas, California. The gun used, a Glock model 17 was registered to Shauck. Goldberg and Shauck were in a long term dating relationship and at this time it appears the two were on vacation in the ...

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A Safe Super Bowl Sunday is CHP’s Goal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Football fans may have to come up with a new game plan for this year’s Super Bowl festivities, but the California Highway Patrol (CHP) still reminds everyone to put safety first. California’s public health recommendations encourage residents to gather outdoors and with no more than three households.  In addition, Californians should stay close to home and limit ...

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California Highway Patrol Goes on Tactical Alert

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Highway Patrol (CHP) Commissioner Amanda Ray today issued the following statement announcing the CHP would go on tactical alert ahead of the upcoming Presidential Inauguration:   “For many months, the CHP has worked closely with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to ensure the outcome of the election will be respected and that any protests which ...

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Mariposa County S.C.O.P.E. Member Arrested for Embezzlement & Grand Theft

MARIPOSA – A former S.C.O.P.E. (Sheriff’s Community Organized Policing Effort) member Ronald Glenn was arrested Friday January 15th on felony charges of Embezzlement & Grand Theft. Mr. Glenn had been a long time SCOPE member and was the Treasurer for the volunteer organization for the last 9 years. In early 2020 the SCOPE organization went through a structure change and ...

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Californians Ring in The New Year With New Traffic Safety Laws

SACRAMENTO – As 2020 comes to a close, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants to highlight some new roadway safety laws that take effect in 2021. License points for distracted driving (AB 47, Daly; 2019): Using a cell phone in a handheld manner while driving is currently punishable by a fine. Beginning July 1, 2021, violating the hands-free law for ...

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CHP Announces $27 Million Available to Combat Impaired Driving

SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) today announced the availability of nearly $27 million in grant funds to help local communities combat impaired driving. The funding is the result of Proposition 64, the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which provided specified cannabis tax funding to the CHP to administer local grants for education, prevention, and ...

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