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Forensic Anthropology Lab Helps Identify Skeletal Remains

Image of Dr. Juarez working in a lab.

FRESNO STATE — Forensic anthropologist Dr. Chelsey Juarez of the Fresno State Forensic Anthropology Laboratory analyzes the remains to estimate things like age, sex, stature, ancestry and to investigate the type and timing of traumatic injuries  — whatever the medical examiner needs. Her work, with assistance from about six undergraduate students in the lab, helps find resolutions for missing people ...

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Felony Arrest in Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD—The Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is reporting that on Monday, May 8th, 2023, at approximately 10:30 pm, the MCSO Communications Center received an emergency call for service at a home on Big River Way in Coarsegold. When Deputies arrived on the scene, they located both the suspect and victim inside the residence. The reporting party, an adult male, was ...

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Negligent Discharge of Firearm

BASS LAKE—The Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is reporting that on Saturday, May 6th, 2023, shortly before 4pm, the MCSO Communications Center received an emergency call regarding a gunshot wound victim at a location in the area of Road 222 and Road 274 in Bass Lake. It was reported an adult male had been shot and was actively bleeding. Deputies responded ...

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Deputy Involved Shooting Following Pursuit of Homicide Suspect

MADERA COUNTY—The Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is currently cooperating with an investigation into the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting incident. On Monday, March 27, 2023, Madera County Sheriff’s Investigators were conducting a follow-up investigation into the recent homicide in North Fork when they located 28-year-old Brandunn Wilson leaving a residence in the town of Friant. Wilson was identified as ...

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Alert: Shelter in Place Mammoth Pools Mobile Home Park

NORTH FORK–Madera County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning for residents of the Mammoth Pools Mobile Home Park to shelter in place at this time. This is due to law enforcement activity in the area. We have no further information at this time but will update this article when new details are made available. UPDATE 11:45AM A Shelter in Place ...

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Alert: Evacuation Warning Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD–The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has issued an EVACUATION WARNING for the following areas: *Cavin Lane Area, to include: – Cavin Lane – Shadow Creek Road – Vinnard Drive – Deer Path Circle – Venado Drive – Venado Court – Quail Mountain Way – Mattie Fhy Road – Winners Circle Drive – Mattie Fhy Court – Holly Lane The Madera ...

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Alert: Shelter in Place Ahwahnee

AHWAHNEE–A Shelter in Place has been issued for the following locations: MDC-E019-B: Road 620 – Carter Creek Area MDC-E011-C: Femmon Ranch Road. This is due to Road 620 being flooded in two places:  Before Femmon Ranch Road on Road 628 and Carter Creek on Road 62. Go to maderaaware.com for an interactive map with current evacuation status and road closures. ...

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Alert: Shelter in Place Ordered North Fork

NORTH FORK–A Shelter in Place has been issued for the following locations and reasons: MDC-E062: USFS Road 81 due to USFS Road 81/Road 225 being washed out. Impacted areas: -Hogue/Apple Ranch -Kinsman Flat Road -Saginaw Creek Subdivision MDC-E013-F: Cedar Valley, West, impacted road Manzanita Drive due to the road being washed out at Mountain Meadows Road. Go to maderaaware.com for ...

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Mid March Atmospheric River Storm Watch

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Check below for weather alerts, road conditions including traffic collisions, closures and hazards, school closures, power outages and other emergencies as they happen. We will continue to update this article throughout the storm – stay safe! Related Articles: Local Sheriff’s Offer Warnings and Resources National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch Emergency Sand & Sand Bag Locations MADERA COUNTY   ...

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Local Sheriff’s Offer Warnings and Resources

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The Madera and Mariposa County Sheriff’s Offices are sharing information and resources ahead of the atmospheric river storms that are predicted to affect our communities over the next several days. This comes while most people are still digging out from several feet of snow that fell over the last two weeks, including power outages and road and school closures. ...

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