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Sheriff Offers Drug Take Back Program

MADERA COUNTY – Area inhabitants looking for a safe way to dispose of unwanted medications may note that Madera County Sheriff’s Department is hosting its annual fall Drug Take-Back. For the convenience of all County residents and business owners, the Sheriff’s Office is taking back unwanted and/or unused drugs in both the foothills and the valley.

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Classified Ad Credit Card Scam

MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson is issuing an identity theft alert to citizens placing ads online. If you get a call from someone claiming your credit card is no good, hang up, and call your credit card company directly. The Sheriff’s Office received word this morning from an Eastern Madera County couple, who placed an ad online in the ...

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Alleged Identity Thief Apprehended in Madera County

MADERA COUNTY – The search for a wanted man has ended with his capture and the arrest of his female companion. Madera County Sheriff’s Deputies reportedly surrounded a house around noon Friday, Sept. 5, after receiving an anonymous tip about the whereabouts of Corey James Sahagian, aka Corey James Smith. He was earlier referred to as Central California’s most prolific ...

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Beware Of Fire Inspection Invoice Scam

MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson is issuing an alert to all business owners throughout Madera County about a “fire inspection invoice” scheme now preying on the fears of both business owners and residents. At least one business in Eastern Madera County has already received such a bill, and it is a scam, says the Sheriff. If you receive an ...

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Sheriff Searches For Identity Thief

Madera County — Sheriff John Anderson just learned this morning that Corey James Sahagian, 33, of Fresno, one of Central California’s most prolific identity thieves, may be hiding out in Madera County. Corey James Sahagian is wanted on a federal no bail warrant, and he is this week’s Fugitive Friday’s most wanted person. Sahagian, who also goes by the names ...

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CHP Targets Distracted Drivers

CALIFORNIA – Central Valley California Highway Patrol officers issued 405 distracted driving citations during two enforcement operations over the Labor Day weekend. ln an effort to save lives and eliminate distracted driving around school zones, the CHP saturated those areas also. “Operation No Cell Phones Around Schools” took place Monday, Aug. 25 through Friday, Aug. 29. This five day campaign ...

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Kidnap Victim Rescued At Starbucks Drive-Thru

MADERA COUNTY – A Madera County fugitive is back behind bars for the seventh time, this time on charges of kidnapping. Kyle Thomas Clarkson, 20, of North Fork, was captured just before noon on Thursday, Sept. 4, at a Starbucks drive-thru at Herndon and Palm in Fresno.

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DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Saturday

MADERA COUNTY – The California Highway Patrol, Madera Area, will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Aug. 30, at an undisclosed location within the County of Madera between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Motorist should be aware that DUI stands for “driving under the influence,” and that is not limited to alcohol. Marijuana and prescription medications ...

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1,200 DUI Arrests Over Labor Day Last Year

SACRAMENTO – As the country readies for the Labor Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding motorists to employ lifesaving measures on the roadway. The final three-day weekend of the summer travel season is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. The CHP will be out in ...

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