Sheriff Log for September 13, 2012 edition

September 12, 2012 


A deputy responded to an argument Sept. 2, which resulted in an arrest. The arrestee had been drinking alcoholic beverages all day when the arrestee, and the arrestee's sister, became involved in an argument. During the argument, the arrestee spit in victim's face, then punched the victim several times in the face, causing head injury. The mother attempted to stop the fight and the arrestee punched her in the forehead, also causing injury. The arrestee fled the residence and was later contacted outside the house. The arrestee had slurred speech and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage and was placed into custody and taken to the Madera County Jail.

A deputy was dispatched to suspicious circumstances at a residence Sept. 2 off Pierce Drive. Subjects matching the description were contacted and one was found to have a misdemeanor warrant. Subject was arrested and booked at Madera Department of Corrections.

A deputy was dispatched to a business Sept. 5 off Highway 41 regarding burglary of a shed.

A deputy responded to a report of a theft of three batteries from a PG&E truck from an unsecured area Sept. 5 off Road 426.

A student on the Yosemite High School campus was found to be in possession of marijuana Sept. 5.


A deputy was dispatched to residence regarding the theft of a dog Aug. 29 off Highway 41.

A subject was taken into custody Sept. 3 for being intoxicated in public at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino.

North Fork

A subject was passed out in front of business Sept. 4 off Road 222 with some facial injuries. Subject intoxicated and unable to care for self and was in need of medical attention.

A deputy was dispatched Sept. 5 to the construction site on Road 200 and House Ranch Road regarding vandalism to construction equipment.

Bass Lake

An unknown suspect stole purse from victim's car Sept. 4 off Road 432 and then used credit cards to make purchases.


A deputy responded to a burglary to golf course pro shop Sept. 5 off Road 600. The suspect vehicle is possibly a Toyota Tacoma truck.

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