Crime

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    Madera County Sheriff John Anderson is warning Fresno Bee subscribers about a new scam.

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    More scams to watch for

    Mountain Area residents must remain vigilant and on alert for scams. Sheriff John Anderson has issued a fraud alert to citizens in both Madera and its neighboring counties.

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    Armed gunmen storm Chukchansi casino

    Picayune Racnheria of Chukchansi Indians claiming to be in control of the tribe boiled over to the Chukchansi Gold Casino after several armed gunman entered the casino confronting and detaining security guards, resulting in the closing of the facility.

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    Transient arrested in Oakhurst for 47th time

    An Oakhurst man, claiming to be a transient, sits behind bars for the 47th time, after the sheriff’s office is alerted to a man (later identified as Bodie Press) peering into parked cars in Oakhurst.

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    North Fork man jailed for attempted murder

    Charles Ray Shipp, age 62, of North Fork, sits behinds bars, accused of attempted murder and burglary, after storming his ex-girlfriend’s house last night.

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    Juvenile arrested for 13 arson fires

    Cal Fire investigators arrested a 15-year-old Yosemite High School student for allegedly intentionally starting 13 fires in the Oakhurst area over the past several months. The juvenile was arrested last Friday.

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    Sheriffs have busy week

    Alleged Child Abuse ~ Attempted Murder ~ Identity Theft ~ Water siphoning for marijuana grow hits 1.5 million gallons

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    Sheriff's deputies come to rescue of Oakhurst woman

    An Oakhurst woman, nearly assaulted on Highway 41 in Oakhurst on Thursday, can rest easier, knowing the man who tried to attack her is behind bars.

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    Woman arrested in Coarsegold for counterfeit checks

    Lanan Kaye Gallo-Harper, 53, also known as Lanan Spencer, sits behind bars, accused of trying to pass a counterfeit check in a Coarsegold establishment at around 8:30 last night.

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    Competency questions halt Harry Baker trial

    The long-running criminal molestation case against former Madera County Supervisor Harry Baker is on hold again after one of his attorneys said Thursday that the 86-year-old defendant is mentally unable to assist in his own defense.

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