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Madera County’s Sheriff’s Log Through August 19, 2019

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Tuesday, August 13, to Monday, August 19, 2019.

Oakhurst Narcotics Arrest
On Tuesday, August 13, at 7:06 p.m., a deputy was dispatched to the East parking lot of Oakhurst Elementary regarding a suspicious vehicle. A subject was arrested and booked into Madera County DOC. Case forwarded to the Madera County District Attorney’s office for filing of charges.

Oakhurst Custody Order Dispute
On Wednesday, August 14, at 8:29 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to the 40000 block of CA-49 for a report of violation of a custody order. A deputy contacted the reporting party telephonically and was told a custody exchange was to take place but the reporting party was advised via text message the exchange would not take place. Another deputy contacted the other half the day prior and the investigation is ongoing.

Oakhurst Narcotics Recovery
On Wednesday, August 14, at 11:33 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to the Oakhurst substation to take possession of a bag of marijuana that was located in the 49000 block of Road 427. A deputy arrived, took possession of the marijuana and the marijuana was booked for destruction.

Bass Lake Vessel Accident
On Wednesday, August 14, at 4:47 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 54000 block of Road 432 regarding a vessel accident. Report taken for documentation. Refer report closed.

Oakhurst Warrant Arrest
On Wednesday, August 14, at 9:43 p.m., a male subject was contacted on the 40000 block of CA-41. Subject was arrested for a warrant, narcotic paraphernalia and probation violation. Forwarded to the Madera County D.A. to pursue charges. Forwarded to Madera County Probation for review.

Oakhurst Danger to Self
On Wednesday, August 14, at 11:56 p.m., a deputy was dispatched to 43000 block of Road 415 in regards to a male subject wanting to harm himself. The male subject was contacted and he was determined to be a danger to himself. A 72-hour hold was placed on the male subject and he was turned over to Sierra Ambulance. A report was written for documentation purposes.

Oakhurst Sexual Assault
On Thursday, August 15, at 6:58 a.m., a deputy responded to the 40000 block of CA-41 for a report of a sexual assault. The victim was contacted by Fresno Police Department who obtained a statement. A deputy went to the area where the victim described the sexual assault occurred and obtained evidence. The case was forwarded to detectives for follow-up investigation.

Coarsegold Forgery Attempt
On Thursday, August 15, at 10:09 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to the 35000 block of CA-41 in Coarsegold regarding a female subject who attempted to make a purchase with a counterfeit bill. The bill/evidence was booked into property. Two possible suspects were contacted with negative results at this time. There was no evidence, such as surveillance video.

Oakhurst Possible Fraud 
On Thursday, August 15, at 2:14 p.m., a cadet was dispatched telephonically to the 48000 block of Liberty Drive in regards to a report of fraud which occurred at the 40000 block of Highway 41. Report forwarded to the Detectives Division for further investigation.

Oakhurst Weapons Arrest
On Thursday, August 15, at 11:34 p.m., a deputy observed a subject yelling and screaming in the 40000 block of CA-41 near the Mini Mart Store. The male subject was in possession of an approximately 3-foot sword that he was concealing between his backpack and his person. The male subject resisted deputies commands and force was used to place the male into custody. The male was arrested for several felony charges and booked into the Madera DOC.

Oakhurst Probation Violation Arrest
On Friday, August 16, at 9:50 p.m., a deputy was in the area of the Oakhurst Library on Civic Circle Drive when a male was seen yelling at other citizens in the area. The male was contacted and found to be on probation and severely intoxicated in public. The male was arrested for violation of probation, resisting arrest, and being intoxicated in public and booked into the Madera DOC.

Oakhurst Arrest for Suspended License
On Saturday, August 17, at 8:48 p.m., a deputy observed a subject that was on probation driving a vehicle in the area of CA-41 and CA-49. A vehicle stop was conducted on the vehicle and the male driver was found to have a suspended license. The male driver was arrested and issued a citation and promised to appear at a court date.

Coarsegold Public Intoxication Arrest
On Saturday, August 17, at 5:59 p.m., a deputy working the Chukchansi Casino overtime contract was contacted by security for a possible intoxicated male. The male, after a scuffle with security, was taken into custody for his safety for public intoxication and booked at Madera DOC. Also, a PC 849(b) was completed for no charges to be filed.

Coarsegold Public Intoxication and Resisting Arrest
On Saturday, August 17, at 11:08 p.m., a deputy working the Chukchansi Casino overtime contract was asked by security to remove an intoxicated subject from the property. A friend of the initial subject became involved, also intoxicated, and an attempt was made to place him under arrest. When he resisted, a short scuffle ensued and subject was arrested. The subject was later transported and booked on numerous charges. Report sent to Madera D.A.

Coarsegold Narcotics Arrest
On Saturday, August 17, at 11:08 p.m., a deputy was informed of two subjects smoking narcotics in the parking lot of the 46000 block of Lucky Lane. Two male subjects were contacted and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine. Both male subjects were arrested, issued citations, and promised to appear at a later court date.

Coarsegold Alleged Commercial Burglary
On Sunday, August 18, at 10:00 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to a residence located in the 35000 block of Franklin Road of Coarsegold for a report of an alleged commercial burglary. Case forward to detectives for review and or possible further investigation.

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