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Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Apr. 10

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Sunday, Apr. 3 to Sunday, Apr. 10, 2016. Coarsegold assault On Sunday, Apr. 3 at 3:16 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to Chukchansi Casino, Room 506, regarding domestic violence. Suspect pushed the victim and left the casino. There were no injuries. Forward to ...

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What A 911 Dispatcher Needs From You

SACRAMENTO — When you call 9-1-1, what you are able to tell the dispatcher could mean the difference between life and death for yourself or a loved one. So who are these dedicated people who answer the call, and what do they need from you in those emergency situations? The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is honoring the men and women ...

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Crash On Highway 140 Claims Two Lives

MARIPOSA COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash near Midpines yesterday has claimed the lives of two Mariposa County residents. Just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 5, Melissa Anne Carter, 47, of El Portal was eastbound on Highway 140 in a 2011 Honda CRV, just east of the Briceburg Bridge. Tony Lane Record, 56, of Midpines was westbound in a 1996 ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Crime Log

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Sunday, Mar. 27 to Sunday, Apr. 3, 2016: Bass Lake report of trespassing On Sunday, Mar. 27 at 3:47 p.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 37000 block of Shoreline Place in regards to people trespassing. It was determined the property management had made a ...

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Grace Community Church Senior Center Burglarized

NORTH FORK — The ladies arriving to open the Grace Community Church Senior Center in North Fork on Saturday were greeted with evidence that someone had broken into the building sometime overnight. It appeared that whoever broke in did so by managing to jimmy a door open with a small knife or screwdriver, as opposed to breaking something such as ...

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CHP Focuses On Distracted Drivers

MOUNTAIN AREA — If you’re talking on your cell phone, putting on makeup or reaching for something in the back seat, you are guilty of distracted driving, and the CHP will be on the lookout for you. The month of April has been designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will use this opportunity to ...

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Car Crashes At Serpa Canyon, Driver Bails

COARSEGOLD — CHP responding to reports of a crash on Highway 41 near Serpa Canyon last night around 11:30 p.m., arrived on scene to find a Honda Accord on its roof right in the middle of the roadway, blocking both lanes. However, there was no one in the vehicle, and nobody around who may have been driving. A passing motorist ...

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Mariposa Man Arrested For Assault With Deadly Weapon

MARIPOSA — A Mariposa man is behind bars on a million dollar bond after allegedly threatening his ex-wife with a knife and assaulting a police officer. On Mar. 28, at 9:09 p.m., the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a residence in the 5000 block of Italian Creek Road in Mariposa. The caller stated ...

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Sheriff Warns Of Newest Phone Scam

MADERA COUNTY — Sheriff Jay Varney is warning residents of the latest scam designed to gather personal information from unsuspecting citizens. Over the past few weeks, residents in Fresno, Tulare, Sanger, and Madera Counties have been receiving phone calls from a person claiming to be with the Madera County Department of Social Services (DSS). The phone number appearing on their ...

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Man’s Best Friend Is A Cop’s Best Weapon

OAKHURST — A few hours spent in the park last Saturday left many of us thinking “I want one of those!” “Those” are the amazing dogs who partner with deputies to ensure their safety and help them do their jobs at a level that could never be achieved without the dedication, training and noses of those K9 partners. Saturday’s event ...

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