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North Fork Man To Stand Trial For Molestation

NORTH FORK – A North Fork resident charged with child molestation appeared in Madera County Superior Court on Friday, Mar. 14, for a preliminary hearing on the charges. Edward Lyons, 85, was arrested on Feb. 28, and appeared before Judge Dale Blea yesterday as prosecutors presented the evidence against him.

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Missing Man Found Near Shaver Lake

SHAVER LAKE – A man reported missing near Shaver Lake on Wednesday, Mar. 12, has been located. Shortly after 2 p.m. today, 21-year-old Kenneth Young was located near Dinkey Creek & Highway 168 in eastern Fresno County. When he was found, Young was suffering from dehydration and a lower leg injury which he received from a motorcycle accident yesterday, according ...

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Victim Of Identity Theft And Extortion Attempt

Sheriff John Anderson Issues Fraud Alert MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson is warning residents of yet another attempt to separate residents from their money. “It’s bad enough to fall victim to identity theft,” says Anderson. “Now the crooks who stole your identity are calling and trying to extort money from you.”

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Coarsegold Raid Results In Two Arrests

COARSEGOLD – Two Coarsegold residents are behind bars facing a multitude of felony charges after agents with Madera County Narcotic Enforcement Team (MADNET) served two search warrants at two homes off Road 415 on Thursday, Mar. 13. Agents discovering thousands of marijuana plants, nearly a dozen weapons and a Butane Honey Oil Lab, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office.

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Ahwahnee Man Arrested For DUI After Crash

NORTH FORK – An Ahwahnee man was arrested for Driving Under the Influence after walking away from a crash on Road 222 last night. Joseph Smyth ran his 1997 Chevy pickup into the embankment on Road 222 near Manzanita Lake Road just after 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 12.

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Abuse Of Prop 215 At Marijuana Grow

MADERA COUNTY – Narcotics agents with the Madera County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MADNET) have uncovered flagrant abuse of Prop 215, arresting a man flaunting a medical marijuana card in a veiled attempt to flout the law, says the Sheriff’s Office. Early Tuesday morning, Mar. 4, MADNET served a search warrant at a home located on Road 19 near Avenue 7.

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K9s And Handlers Train In Ahwahnee

They Showed, Placed, Rescued & Recovered in Record Time MADERA COUNTY – K9s of all kinds, showed their skills during Madera County’s annual K9 training day held in Eastern Madera County over the weekend. Participating in the training were 22 Madera County SAR Volunteers along with 42 Search & Rescue dog teams from as far south as San Diego and ...

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Wet Roads Contribute To Crash Near North Fork

NORTH FORK – Three passengers in a vehicle headed into North Fork escaped injury this afternoon when the car in which they were riding smacked into a tree. Just before 3 p.m. on Friday, Trini Taylor, 31, was driving a Chevy Impala north on Road 200 when she apparently hydroplaned on the wet road and lost control.

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Coarsegold Man Arrested With Phony Debit Cards

OAKHURST – Cutter James Randrup, 26, of Coarsegold was taken into custody after deputies caught him with a stack of phony Green Dot MoneyPak cards at a motel in Oakhurst. Green Dot MoneyPak cards are reloadable debit cards, available everywhere, and are generally used by people who don’t have, or want, a bank account.

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Senior Citizens’ Prescription Meds Stolen

MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson is issuing a stranger danger alert to Madera County citizens after an unidentified man was able to gain entry into a home located in the Wildwood Mobile Home Park on Highway 41 and steal the couple’s prescription medications. On Wednesday evening, Feb. 26, an elderly couple unwittingly invited a young man into their home ...

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