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47 Grave Sites Vandalized

MARIPOSA–On January 15th, 2023,  The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of possible vandalism at the Mariposa Cemetery. Upon investigation, a total of 47 grave sites were identified as being damaged as well as multiple gravesite decorations such as angels and vases. At this time, the Sheriff’s Office is still evaluating the cost of repairing or replacing the damaged headstones. ...

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Shelter In Place Order Issued In Mariposa County

Mariposa County—The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has issued a shelter-in-place order for areas of Mariposa County that were impacted by the Oak Fire last summer. The order came through their everbridge emergency alert system at approximately 10:30 am on Monday, January 9th, 2023, during another onslaught of winter weather for the area. The order is as follows: A shelter-in-place order ...

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Two People Killed In Yosemite Rockslide

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK—The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that two people were killed in a rockslide in Yosemite National Park on Tuesday morning. The rockslide occurred at approximately 9:00 am on Tuesday, December 27th, 2022, on El Portal Road (continuation of Highway 140 inside Yosemite National Park), as reported here. Officials say 51-year-old Georgios Theocharous and 35-year-old Ming Yan, ...

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Mariposa Sheriff’s Release Body Cam Footage

MARIPOSA COUNTY– The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has released body cam footage and additional information related to the Deputy involved shooting that took place last week on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022. We had reported here that Mariposa County sheriff deputies were on the scene of a deputy-involved shooting. The incident took place on Frank Wilson Rd near the First ...

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Proactive Enforcement Leads To Meth Arrests

MARIPOSA COUNTY–Over the last week the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office had three arrests which were the result of proactive enforcement stops, where during each stop, the deputies recognized signs of criminal activity.   Two of the arrests were in the northern area of Mariposa County, consisting of the Coulterville and Greeley Hill communities, and the third arrest was in the ...

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Mariposa County Meth Bust

MARIPOSA COUNTY–The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office served a warrant on an individual living at the homeless encampment on Frank Wilson Way Tuesday, November 1st, 2022. The individual was found to be in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine. The Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators served the warrant on a makeshift residence which consisted of a broken down vehicle covered in ...

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Woman Drives Off Highway 49 Into Ravine

MARIPOSA COUNTY–A woman drove off an embankment on Highway 49 in Mariposa County at approximately 2:00 am on Thursday morning, 7.21.2022. The accident occurred in a remote area between Mariposa and Coulterville on the Bagby Grade. A small group was doing research in a creek that runs into the Merced River near Bagby and while walking up the dry creek ...

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Mariposa Sheriff Hosts Prescription Drug Take Back Day

MARIPOSA – On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be set up at several locations in Mariposa County allowing local residents to return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. Bring your medications for disposal to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office located ...

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National Night Out In Mariposa, Meet Your First Responders

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office invites everyone to join them and their public safety partners to celebrate National Night Out tonight at 6 p.m., at the Fosters Ace Hardware parking lot in Mariposa. The Sheriff’s Office along with CHP, Cal Fire, Mariposa County Probation, Mariposa Safe Families and Mountain Crisis Services will be hosting this community event. National ...

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