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Two Vehicle Crash On Deadwood

OAKHURST – A two vehicle accident on Deadwood this morning stopped traffic briefly as the wreck was cleared. Just before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 26, Peggy Badgwell, 71, of Oakhurst was southbound on Highway 41 in a 2011 Chevy Silverado, and had slowed to turn left onto Road 425B.

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DUI Arrest After Crash On Road 426

OAKHURST – A Fresno man was arrested for DUI this afternoon after a single vehicle accident on Road 426. Aram Atikian, 65, was westbound on 426 in a 1988 Cadillac El Dorado at about 3:42 p.m., when he failed to negotiate a curve just west of Oakridge Drive, crossed over the eastbound lane and up onto the bank where he ...

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Nearly 7,000 Plants Siezed In Pot Bust

MARIPOSA – A San Juan Capistrano man has been arrested for cultivating marijuana near Mariposa, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. Salvador Gonzalez, 33, was taken into custody on Friday, Mar. 22, at a residence on Sullivan Road in Mariposa, after deputies served a warrant and found 6,993 live marijuana plants being grown inside the house and outside on ...

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Sheriff Seeks Suspects In Drive-By Shooting

MADERA COUNTY – A 19-year-old Madera man has died from a wound he sustained during a drive-by shooting near Avenue 13 ½ and Cronin Street last night. Deputies responded to reports of a man being shot shortly before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 21. The victim, later identified as Robert Moreno III, was still alive when deputies arrived on scene.

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Man Attempts Homicide By Smashing Into Tree

MIDPINES – Mariposa County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Mariposa man for attempted homicide at the scene of a solo vehicle accident on Friday, Mar. 22. Deputies were called to the scene in the 6400 block of State Route 140 in the Midpines area at about 12:15 a.m.

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CHP Cracks Down On Aggressive Driving

FRESNO – The majority of collisions in California that end in death or injury begin with a speeding or aggressive driver. To address this issue, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has embarked on a yearlong, lifesaving endeavor to reduce the frequency of these collisions throughout the state.

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Coarsegold Teen Arrested, School On Lockdown

MADERA COUNTY – An 18-year-old Coarsegold resident is facing charges that he brandished a replica handgun as he drove past a school bus stop yesterday afternoon. According to reports, Joshua Oldham, who was a passenger in a vehicle on Tuesday, Mar. 19, was seen raising the weapon as his car passed by a bus stop shortly after 4 p.m.

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Another Crash In Front Of McDonalds

OAKHURST – A two-vehicle accident in front of McDonalds today sent two young women to the hospital. Kimberly Kerbero, 18, of Oakhurst, driving a 1999 Chevy Cavalier, was attempting to pull out onto Highway 41 from the McDonald’s parking lot at about 2:37 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 18.

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Aguilar Convicted Of Animal Cruelty

MADERA COUNTY – Janice Aguilar, 39, of Oakhurst, was convicted of felony cruelty to animals last week in the Sierra Division of the Madera Superior Court at Bass Lake. On Aug. 29, 2012, Aguilar was observed by neighbors in Oakhurst beating a puppy and banging it on the ground, punching it repeatedly with her fist until its eye was dislocated ...

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Bass Lake Woman Airlifted After Crash On Rd 222

BASS LAKE – A single vehicle accident near Bass Lake today sent first reponders packing up and down a very steep bank to rescue a woman trapped in her wrecked vehicle. At about 3:23 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 13, Donna Gould, 76, of Bass Lake, was eastbound on Road 222 just past Pettitt Drive in a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer. According ...

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