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Mariposa County Sheriff’s Foundation to Hold 1st Annual Gala

Image of the flyer for the Sheriff's Office Fundraiser Gala event.

MARIPOSA — Come out and join us for the 1st Annual Sheriff’s Foundation Gala Fundraiser at the Mariposa Fairgrounds (Building A). You definitely don’t want to miss this event as they will be honoring the brave men and women of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office with dinner, drinks, and a silent auction. Date & Time: Saturday, February 25, 2023, at ...

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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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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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Identity Of Yosemite Accident Victim Released

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office on Monday confirmed the identification of a 21-year-old man who died in a July 31 accident at the base of Bridalveil Fall. Mariposa County Assistant Coroner Andrea Stewart identified the man as Lucian Miu, a Romanian tourist visiting the park. Miu sustained major injuries after a fall last Wednesday, according to ...

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Sheriff’s Office Searching For Missing Teen

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing teen, believed to be a runaway. Cora Lowery, age 15, was last seen at her home in the Whispering Pines/ Darrah Road area of Mariposa County on Sunday, Jan. 20. UPDATE: Jan 24, 5:42 p.m. – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has announced that ...

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – Here’s your opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs. On Saturday, Oct. 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 for the safe disposal of medications. Bring your unwanted medications to the Mariposa ...

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