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    Two arrested after more than 12,000 marijuana plants seized in Oakhurst

    More than 12,000 marijuana plants were seized and eradicated by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office on Hidden Falls Way in Oakhurst on Tuesday, with two men arrested and booked into Madera County Jail, Commander Bill Ward said in a release Thursday.

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    Wild night at the casino

    On the evening of June 4, an intoxicated man allegedly causing problems at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino was arrested and booked at Madera County Jail around 6:30 p.m.

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    Crossbow chase

    On May 15, two people under the influence of narcotics were found chasing two other people with a firearm and crossbow in the 30000 block of Stetson Drive. One of the two was arrested, with one cited and released.

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    Seminar to stop potential scams June 10

    State Senator Tom Berryhill, Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, and the California Highway Patrol in Oakhurst invite the public to a seminar at 9 a.m. Friday, June 10 on how to prevent themselves from being targeted by scammers.

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    Runaway lawnmower

    On May 11, a Madera County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to the area of Road 425B and Honeysuckle Lane because a woman was riding a lawnmower on a gravel road. The mower was later determined to be stolen from the Sierra Mountain Little League group, and was returned, but the woman fled ...

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    Coarsegold man arrested while allegedly DUI

    A Coarsegold man was booked into the Mariposa County Adult Detention Facility this weekend after he allegedly drove wildly along Highway 41 from Deadwood to Tenaya Lodge while under the influence of narcotics.

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    Mailbox vandalism and burglaries

    On May 2, After a deputy was dispatched to the 50300 block of Barcus Circle for a burglary report, a victim said some of his property was stolen by his ex-wife.

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    A rocket in O’Neals

    On April 27, the Explosive Ordinance Unit of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department was sent to a home in the 47000 block of Road 200 in O’Neals, due to a live fuze rocket inside the home. Though the rocket was real, it was determined no longer a danger to the public and the case was...

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    Deputies, community searching for possible child abductor in Oakhurst

    The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man around 40 to 50 years old that allegedly approached, possibly with malicious intent, a 13-year-old boy around 3:30 to 3:45 p.m. yesterday along the Oakhurst River Parkway Trail.

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    Pot grow busted in Oakhurst

    An Oakland man was arrested after sheriff’s deputies found nearly 2,400 marijuana plants inside two Oakhurst homes, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday afternoon.

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