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Detective Pulls Credit Card Skimmers From Oakhurst Gas Stations

OAKHURST – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation into credit card fraud related to skimmers found at two gas stations in Oakhurst. On April 16, deputies were called out to reports of fraudulent credit card activity in the Oakhurst area and through the course of their investigation discovered four skimmers installed at gas pumps at Vons Gas ...

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Multiple Cases Of Credit Card Fraud Linked To Oakhurst Gas Stations

OAKHURST – Anyone who purchased gas recently using a credit card at either of two specific Oakhurst locations should check their bills for any suspicious charges. On Tuesday, April 16, the Sheriff’s Office received several calls for service in the Oakhurst area regarding fraudulent credit card activity. Due to the number of incidents and similar circumstances, detectives initiated an investigation ...

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Supervisors Honor Heroes For Risking Their Lives To Save Three Others

MADERA – Six Madera County residents were honored today by the Board of Supervisors and the Sheriff’s Office for heroism in going above and beyond to save the lives of fellow citizens. Today at the weekly board of supervisors meeting, Justin Krucki, Shawn Anthill, Ryan Hansen, Scott Hamilton, Justin Hamilton and Ryan Ellis were recognized for their life-saving efforts during ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Apr. 14

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 8 to Sunday, Apr. 14, 2019. Coarsegold coroner’s report On Tuesday, April 9 at 5 p.m. deputies responded to a delayed coroner’s case that occurred at the 30000 block of Titan Drive. The primary physician is stipulating to the decedent’s cause ...

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Madera Sheriff Searching For Suspect In Rape Of Teen Girl

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in connection with the alleged rape of a young girl. On Tuesday, April 2, an unknown male subject driving a dark colored, possibly grey late 1990s or early 2000s model Chevy Astro style van, picked up a female juvenile in the City of Madera, according to the Sheriff’s ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Apr. 7

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 1 to Sunday, Apr. 7, 2019. Oakhurst burglary On Tuesday, Apr. 2 at 10 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 48000 block of Liberty Drive regarding a burglary report. A report was written and the case was closed. Oakhurst harassment ...

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DUI Arrest After Crash On Road 274, Driver’s Dog Located

BASS LAKE – A mountain area man was arrested for DUI after crashing his SUV on a sharp corner on Road 274 this afternoon. Herbert Rogers, 68, with addresses listed in both Oakhurst and Fresno, was westbound on Road 274 in a Ford SUV approaching the curve near Fawn Point. Tracks at the scene show that he drove straight off ...

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Madera Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Three New Deputies

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) officially welcomed three newly sworn deputies to their ranks at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Deputy Sheriffs Michael Lewis, Andre Pena and Johnathan Rodriguez all successfully graduated from State Center Police Academy Class #154 on Friday, Apr. 5. This distinguished group of deputies were sponsored as Cadets by the Madera County Sheriff’s ...

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Madera County Sheriff Honors Citizens On Patrol

MADERA – In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office will be highlighting their Citizens on Patrol (COP) volunteers throughout the week. In 2018, the Sheriff’s Office COP program boasted 42 total volunteers – 27 in the mountain division and 17 in the valley division. Collectively, COPs participated in over 30 events and completed over 100 ...

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