Crime

Crime

Narcotics at the casino

On Feb. 15, Madera County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino regarding a male with an outstanding arrest warrant.

Local

Hunt on for Oakhurst bank robbers

The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has asked for the public’s help to locate two alleged bank robbers who escaped with an undisclosed amount of money from Central Valley Community Bank in Oakhurst the afternoon of Jan. 6.

Local

Sheriff reports busy week in Coarsegold

On Dec. 26 around 10:15 a.m., a resident of the North Fork area reported an area school was vandalized, as its windows were damaged by being shot out with a shotgun. Though no suspects were arrested, evidence was collected and the case was forwarded to detectives.

Local

SWAT team makes arrest in Coarsegold

The Madera County Regional SWAT Team converged on a gated house on Big Sandy Drive off Road 417 in Coarsegold Tuesday morning with a search warrant for the residence of Daniel Lee Holt, 48.

Crime

IRS warns to watch out for tax scams

As tax season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service, the states and the tax industry reminded taxpayers to be on the lookout for an array of evolving tax scams related to identity theft and refund fraud.

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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

An apartment complex on River Park Road in Oakhurst, located on a portion of Fresno River known as China Creek, was flooded out on its lower level on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods 1:17

Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

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Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding

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