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Sheriff Updates Evacuation Information On Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — This is the most recent update from the Sheriff’s Office on the state of closures and evacuations: ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE:  Hwy 132 at Horseshoe bend***Open to residents only with proof of residency Hwy 49N at Penon Blanco *** Open to residents only with proof of residency Hwy 120 at Smith Stations*** Open to residents only with proof ...

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Logging Truck Blocks Road To End CHP And Sheriff Pursuit

MARIPOSA COUNTY — A good citizen in a very large truck helped law enforcement end a chase of a stolen vehicle in Mariposa County yesterday. On Wednesday, July 12, the California Highway Patrol requested assistance from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office with a stolen vehicle out of Merced. CHP Air 43 aircraft was tracking the vehicle when Mariposa County sheriff’s ...

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Search For Mariposa Man Missing In Merced River

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The search continues for a man missing for more than two days after being swept away in the Merced River near Briceburg. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team along with the California Highway Patrol Air Support Division and Bureau of Land Management Rangers have been working all weekend to locate a missing swimmer. The ...

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Man Tries To Run Down Law Enforcement Officers

MARIPOSA COUNTY — A pursuit along Mariposa County roads ended with damage to a Sheriff’s unit, and a suspect in custody, charged with assault with a deadly weapon. On Sunday, June 11, at approximately 3:30 p.m., a Mariposa Area California Highway Patrol officer attempted to stop a speeding vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 49 South near the Mariposa/Madera County line, ...

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Mariposa Deputy Honored With Congressional Badge Of Bravery

FRESNO — Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputy Rudy Mirelez, a 10-year veteran of the department at the time he was wounded in the line of duty on Oct. 1, 2015, was honored today for his bravery. Senator Dianne Feinstein today awarded the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery to Deputy Mirelez, who “exhibited exceptional courage in saving and protecting others and ...

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — On Saturday, Apr. 29, 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 ...

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At-Risk Man Missing From Mariposa

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Sheriff’s office has issued an alert requesting that people be on the lookout for a man missing from the area since Saturday. Click on image to enlarge. Ronald Hughes, 74, is a white male with shoulder-length gray hair, brown eyes, and a goatee. He stands about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 175 ...

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