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Victim Of Fatal Bass Lake Crash Identified

BASS LAKE – The woman killed in a single vehicle accident sometime before noon on Saturday, Dec. 6, has been identified as 19-year-old Melana Gaylene Allen of Fresno. The accident happened on Road 274 near Fawn Point Lane, when the Jeep Allen was driving left the roadway and rolled down the steep embankment. The California Highway Patrol is investigating. An ...

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Fatal Accident Near Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – A single vehicle accident on Road 274 near Fawn Point has claimed the life of a Fresno resident. At 11:46 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, a bicyclist riding west on Road 274 spotted an overturned Jeep about 100 feet down the embankment on the north side of the road. CHP, Cal Fire, and Sheriff’s Deputies responded to ...

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Brazen Burglary In Oakhurst Sears Store

MADERA COUNTY – Authorities are looking for man who burglarized Sears Home Store in Oakhurst. The unidentified man took off with more than $500 worth of stolen merchandise, in a vehicle reported stolen out of Fresno. According to reports, the unknown suspect backed his vehicle – a 1995 red 4-door Honda, license plate 6JEU094 – into a parking stall directly ...

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Arrest Made In Courthouse Bomb Scare

BASS LAKE – A Coarsegold man has been arrested in connection with a bomb scare that closed down Road 274 on Monday near Bass Lake. The Madera County Sheriff’s Office received a call just before noon on Dec. 1, that a suspicious device was found in a trash can outside the Bass Lake Courthouse.

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Highway 49 Reopened After Bomb Scare

BOOTJACK – Highway 49 has now been reopened to through traffic after closing down due to a suspicious item in the roadway just after 11 a.m. this morning. The item was found to be a one-foot section of PVC pipe that was capped on either end to store welding rods. The roadway was closed to ensure public safety as the ...

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Road 274 Closed Near Courthouse At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – Road 274 is closed near the Courthouse at Bass Lake due to a suspicious package left near the building, according to CHP. Eastbound traffic is being diverted at Road 222. It is not clear where westbound traffic is being detoured, but taking Road 432 from the Pines will take motorists around the closure. There is no estimated ...

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Highway 49 Closed Due To Possible Pipe Bomb

BOOTJACK – Highway 49 in the Bootjack area is currently closed due to what is suspected may be a pipe bomb in the roadway, according the the Mariposa CHP Office. The road is currently closed between Ashworth Road and Indian Peak Road, as law enforcement awaits the arrival of the Bomb Disposal Unit from Merced Police Department. Motorists are advised ...

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Restoring Public Land After Pot Farms

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST – University scientists studying the effects of forest thinning on a species of small mammal did not expect to find evidence of toxic chemicals in the organs of their subject, the Pacific fisher. When post-mortem tests showed that fisher after fisher had the same significant amount of rodenticide in the liver, researchers looked not far afield and ...

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Suspect Escapes After High Speed Chase

FRESNO – Police and Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man in the area of Farris and Herndon in northeast Fresno, after a high speed chase that began in North Fork. Brandunn Wilson, 20, is no stranger to law enforcement, having been the target of several chases in the mountain area, and numerous arrests. This afternoon, mountain deputies received a ...

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Caller Impersonates Sheriff In Latest Phone Scam

MADERA COUNTY – The latest scam targeting citizens in Madera County involves someone impersonating Sheriff John Anderson. Anderson has issued a fraud alert, warning that you may get a call from someone posing as the Sheriff, and the caller ID will show the Sheriff’s Office main number, 559-675-7770. The caller will tell you he is Sheriff John Anderson, and will ...

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