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Firework Awareness and Crime Reporting in Madera County

MADERA COUNTY–The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is beginning its countdown to 4th of July celebrations throughout the county. They offer the following guidelines for reporting fireworks and criminal activities during this holiday period. Firework/Noise Complaints should be made to the 24-hour non-emergency line (559) 675-7770 Reports of illegal activity (including illegal fireworks) should be reported to 9-1-1 ONLY IF: * ...

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Alert: Civil Air Patrol Exercise this Weekend

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The Madera County Sheriff’s Office would like to advise the public that the Civil Air Patrol division of the US Air Force will conduct an exercise in our area this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (5/31-6/2). They will be based on Road 426 and fly over our mountain area and parts of Mariposa County. You can expect to see a ...

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Alert: Law Enforcement Activity at Bass Lake

BASS LAKE–The Madera County Sheriff’s Department has issued an alert that The Madera County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Team and Investigations Unit are currently serving a search warrant in the 40000 block of Saddleback Road in Bass Lake. Please use caution while law enforcement personnel are in the area. We will update this article when more information is available.

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Madera County Sheriff Launches Service Update Messaging

MADERA COUNTY–The Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is pleased to announce it will be introducing a new messaging service to better communicate with and serve people needing law enforcement or emergency services. MCSO is partnering with Versaterm Public Safety to utilize SPIDR Tech, a digital customer service engagement tool. The tools design is to keep crime victims, reporting parties, and ...

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Be On the Lookout for Missing/Runaway Juveniles

OAKHURST–The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for two missing juveniles.  The two brothers were reported as runaways on 10/23/23 and have been in the Oakhurst area. They have been in contact with their parents but have not returned home. UPDATE 11/1 3:45pm – Both boys have been located and returned home safely. ...

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Whittier Man Dies in Whiskey Fire

NORTH FORK—The Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is reporting that a 65 year old Whittier man has died as a result of the ongoing Whiskey Fire. MCSO states that at approximately 1:30pm on July 3, the man was driving a tractor on his property in the 59000 block of Road 225 in North Fork, when it is believed a brake ...

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Containment Grows On The Fork Fire

NORTH FORK–The Fork Fire is on its third day of burning and firefighters both in the air and on the ground are gaining in the battle to control the fire. What started as 4 roadside fires on Wednesday, September 7, 202, has now burned 819 acres. The firefight is being led by CalFire’s Madera, Mariposa, and Merced Unit. The Fork ...

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Two Weekend Medical Rescues

MADERA COUNTY–Excessive heat, dehydration, and hikers falling ill kept Madera County Sheriff’s and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) busy over the hot weekend. Rescue #1 Rainbow Falls On Friday afternoon, July 15, 2022, Madera County Sheriff’s Sgt. Roussell and Deputy Vermeulen were on patrol in the Eastern Madera County area when they were dispatched to a possible medical aid at Rainbow ...

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Madera County Sheriff | Evacuation Zones Lifted for the Following Areas

The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the evacuation warnings for the following Evacuation Zones have been lifted. M20 Mill Site Area M32 Road 224 Area M26 Bass Lake Heights M36 Road 221 Area M37 Teaford Subdivision M38 Hidden Meadows M54 Old Corral Area M88 Yosemite Forks M89 Sky Ranch Subdivision M90 Cedar Valley Evacuation Map – click ...

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