Crime

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    Supervisors change marijuana law

    The Madera County Board of Supervisors adopted a revised county Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance Tuesday, dramatically increasing the fine for not playing by the rules.

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    Oakhurst resident wanted by Sheriff's Department

    A San Diego woman, who frequents both Wawona and Oakhurst, is behind bars this morning facing assault charges -- but not before she was assaulted herself.

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    Fish Camp man arrested with $115,000

    On Sunday, July 20, 2014, the Merced Area CHP arrested 25-year-old Yusen Efrain Valenzuela Herrera, of Fish Camp, on charges of possessing more than $115,000 suspected to be obtained through, or intended to be used for, the unlawful purchase of a controlled substance.

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    Three years for witness tampering

    A Madera County Superior Court has sentenced Kevin Lynn Runyon, 24, to prison for felony dissuading a witness, according to Michael R. Keitz, Madera County District Attorney.

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    Madera County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Friday

    The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has posted three wanted persons in this week’s Fugitive Friday (#FugitiveFriday) section on the Sheriff’s Facebook page. Anyone with information about Martin Sandoval, Thomas Metzger or James Marlett, is urged to call the Madera County Sheriff...

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    Fish Camp resident arrested with large amount of suspected drug money

    On Sunday, July 20, 2014, Merced Area CHP recently arrested Yusen Efrain Valenzuela Herrera, of Fish Camp, on charges of possessing more than $100,000 suspected to be obtained through, or intended to be used for, the unlawful purchase of a controlled substance, and driving without a license.

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    Coarsegold man booked on suspicion of burglary

    According to the Madera County Sheriff's Department, a Coarsegold man, accused of swiping a $28 bottle of Tequila, sits behinds bars as of Thursday, July 24, with bail set at $15,000.

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    Jeffries receives 8 years for 2012 DUI collision

    According to the Madera County District Attorneys office the Madera Superior Court recently handed down a lengthy prison sentence to Tawney Jeffries, 46, of Oakhurst, who was convicted of felony driving under the influence and causing great bodily injury.

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    Citizens talk safety and awareness

    Word spread quickly around the Mountain Area about a recent increase in break-ins. In response, on Tuesday, July 8, more than 120 concerned Mountain Area citizens eagerly attended a Chamber of Commerce Town Hall Safety and Awareness meeting at the Oakhurst Community Center to discuss the next course...

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    Multiple scams targeting victims in Mountain Area

    Fraudulent callers target medical information

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