Crime

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  • CRIME

    Two area residents arrested after high-speed chase

    On Sunday, July 12, Mariposa County deputies apprehended two Eastern Madera County residents following a high speed chase in Mariposa.

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    Sheriff’s log - week of July 9

    On July 5, Madera County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on Road 200 in O’Neals, regarding a suspicious male walking through private property. The male was contacted, and was found to have an outstanding out-of-county felony warrant for his arrest. He also had a small...

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    72-year-old North Fork resident arrested during Corrine Fire

    During the Corrine Fire in North Fork which started June 18, Charles Borden, 72 years old, was arrested after he walked through the road block at Road 225, and then ran away when officers tried to stop him. According to the Madera County Sheriff’s Department, Borden wanted to get to his property...

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    Marijuana plants found at Beasore Meadows cabin

    Last week, Madera County Sheriff’s deputies received a tip from a cabin owner in the Beasore area above Bass lake that unknown people were staying in his cabin without his permission, and manufacturing methamphetamine.

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    Man Arrested After Theft in North Fork

    At about 11 AM on Thursday, Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Bass Fork Mini Mart in North Fork regarding a suspicious person who had arrived in a black Chevy pickup. While Deputies were responding, Dispatch received calls that two men were fighting in the roadway near Road 221 and...

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    First arrest by POP

    Less than one week after being assigned to a newly created Problem Oriented Policing (POP) position, Sergeant Larry Rich arrested a suspect for a burglary to Oak Creek Intermediate School, as well as for possession of methamphetamine.

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    Harry Baker’s trial delayed once again

    March 05–The criminal trial of former Madera County Supervisor Harry Baker has been delayed once again after his attorney called into question Baker’s competency to assist in his defense to a child-molestation charge stemming from incident at a Fresno motel eight years ago.

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    Ed Lyons cleared of all charges

    On Wednesday Feb. 11, a jury of his peers cleared North Fork resident Edward Lyons of all charges stemming from allegations of rape and sexual assault.

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    Small explosion in Oakhurst

    On Monday night at about 11 p.m. deputies, along with CHP, Cal-Fire, and Sierra Ambulance were dispatched to the Purple Cow Mall in Oakhurst regarding reports of an explosion that had injured an adult male. Deputies discovered the man had serious injuries to one of his hands and found evidence that...

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    Madera woman slashes friend’s throat

    At about 1:05 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 deputies were dispatched to the area of Highway 145 and Road 36 1/2 in regards to reports of a woman with her throat cut.

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