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Marijuana Grows Destroyed in Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office was busy last week dealing with large marijuana grows in Mariposa County. On Thursday, May 30, the Sheriff’s Office investigated a large marijuana garden located on private property in the area of the Mormon Bar community.

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Burglars Ransack Two North Fork Businesses

NORTH FORK – When Claudia Box planned to take a couple days off over Memorial Day weekend, she didn’t plan on spending them cleaning up the mess that burglars made of her store. Claudia closed up shop at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, looking forward to two days of gardening and working around the property.

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Major Accident At The Mountain House

OAKHURST – Traffic was snarled for over an hour today at the Bass Lake turnoff north of Oakhurst when two vehicles collided in front of the Mountain House. At 2:35 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, Forrest Reyes, 27, of Oakhurst, was southbound on Highway 41 in a 2004 Honda Civic when he made a turn into the Mountain House parking ...

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Man Trapped in Car After Crash

NORTH FORK – A driver who swerved off the road near Thornberry last night may have spent hours unconscious in his car. Joe Clarke, 65, of Bass Lake, called friends at about 8 p.m. on Friday, May 31, telling them that he was on his way to Coarsegold to pick them up. When he didn’t arrive, they began to worry.

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Two Vehicle Crash On Road 426

OAKHURST – A two vehicle accident on Road 426 at Highview Drive blocked the roadway and sent one woman to the hospital this afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m. on Friday, May 31, James Yuill, 66, of Oakhurst, known as “Papa Smurf” to his friends, was headed into town to do some shopping.

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Single Vehicle Crash Near Sugar Pine

SUGAR PINE – A single-vehicle accident on Highway 41 near Sugar Pine slowed the evening exodus from Yosemite for a while this afternoon when traffic control was put in place. Just before 5 p.m. a southbound Toyota 4-Runner, driven by Mao Lee, 42, of Merced, drove off the embankment just south of Road 630, and 25 feet down into the ...

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DUI Arrest After Crash In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Traffic was backed up in all directions after a head-on collision at the intersection of Highways 41 and 49 this afternoon. At about 6 p.m., on Monday, May 27, an Oakhurst woman was returning from a day of relaxing by the pool, and had four kids in her Cadillac Escalade. She was northbound on Highway 41 and was ...

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Coarsegold Woman Involved In Crash In Livermore

By Erin Ivie -Reporter for the Oakland Tribune LIVERMORE — A Madera County woman was involved in a wild car crash that occurred when her medical condition flared up at the wheel, police said. About 8:51 a.m. on Friday, May 24, the 49-year-old driver, from Coarsegold, was parked on the side of the road when witnesses said her silver Dodge ...

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