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Teenager Crashes Right In Front Of Ambulance

COARSEGOLD – If one is going to crash their car, having an ambulance right behind you when it happens is not a bad thing. When Sarah White, 19, of Coarsegold, took her eyes off the road and landed upside down off the embankment, there was help just a few feet away.

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Suspect Found Dead After Manhunt Near Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD – The subject of an all-out manhunt this afternoon was found dead behind a barn where he apparently hid his truck after attempting to run down a Madera County Sheriff’s Deputy. George Walter Rosenberg, 41, of Mariposa, was wanted on a no bail warrant for narcotics charges when a deputy spotted his vehicle in the Coarsegold area of Wells ...

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Manhunt Causes Lockdown At Coarsegold Elementary

COARSEGOLD – The Coarsegold school was locked down this afternoon from shortly after 3 p.m. until about 4:45 p.m. while a manhunt was underway for George Walter Rosenberg, 41, of Mariposa. Rosenberg was wanted on a no bail warrant for narcotics charges when a deputy spotted his vehicle in the Coarsegold area near Road 415, and attempted to make contact.

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Oakhurst Women Plead Guilty To Attempted Carjacking

MADERA – Jessica Tancredi, 18, and Channa Hammond, 18, both of Oakhurst, pled guilty yesterday, Jan. 17, to felony attempted carjacking with special allegations for using deadly weapons. Tancredi also pled guilty to felonious assault with a deadly weapon, according to Madera County District Attorney Michael R. Keitz.

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Coarsegold Area Arsonist Found Guilty

MADERA COUNTY – A Madera County Superior Court jury took less than 20 minutes on Wednesday, Jan. 16, to find Tad Patrick Moore, 49, guilty of two felony counts of arson, and an additional misdemeanor count of resisting arrest, according to Madera County District Attorney Michael R. Keitz.

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Drunk Driver Gets 35 Years To Life

MADERA – A drunk driver who killed two Madera women and seriously injured another passenger, was sentenced today to 35 years to life in state prison. Richard Farias, 57, of Madera, was sentenced on Wednesday, Jan.16, for his conviction on two felony counts of gross vehicular manslaughter, and a separate felony count of driving under the influence and injuring another.

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Bass Lake Crash Could Have Been So Much Worse

BASS LAKE – What was already a terrible accident could have turned into a tragedy, had it not been for the keen eyes and smart decision of two Bass Lake Water Company employees. Eric Shearer and Shanti Rogers were on duty for the water company this morning, Jan. 15, headed down Road 274 near Bass Lake.

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