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Prison Escapee Captured In Madera County

MADERA COUNTY – A Chowchilla woman wanted for prison escape in Nebraska is back behind bars after being captured in north Madera last night. Connie Torres, 23, aka Connie Marquez, was taken into custody shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 11, following a traffic stop near Sonora and Adell Streets.

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Search & Rescue At The Tenaya Lodge

FISH CAMP – An afternoon hike from the Tenaya Lodge could have ended badly, but thanks to the efforts of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue, a father and son were returned safely after getting lost in the forest. On Friday, Mar. 8, at about 8 p.m. the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an overdue ...

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Morning Commute Turns To Short Pursuit

MADERA COUNTY – Two Madera men are facing grand theft and drug charges after a Madera County Sheriff’s Leiutenant catches the pair stealing roughly 125 feet of copper wire during rush hour near Highway 99. Lt. Patrick Majeski was driving to work in an unmarked sheriff’s vehicle, when he witnessed Jimmy Costa, 38, and Pablo Gutierrez, 28, snatch a spool ...

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Fatal Crash On Highway 49

Ahwahnee – Two vehicles were involved in a fatal accident today just north of the Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park on Highway 49. The name of the victim is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin. A truck from Total Waste Systems of Mariposa and a small SUV collided head-on in a dangerous 25 mph corner, ...

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Help Identify These Smash & Grab Suspects

MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson is hoping someone can identify two men who broke into the La Vina Market, located on Avenue 9, shortly after 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 6. Video surveillance shows a dark colored truck pull up in front of the market. One of two passengers exits the truck and is seen trying to pry open ...

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Bass Lake Crash Sends Oakhurst Woman to Hospital

BASS LAKE – Wet road conditions and unsafe speed were factors in an accident near Bass Lake this afternoon, says the CHP. Elizabeth Olmeda, 27, of Oakhurst, was driving eastbound on Road 274 at what CHP Officer Dominici determined to be a high rate of speed, and unsafe for conditions.

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