The Madera County Sheriff’s Office received 81 calls during the week of April 9-15. Below is a sampling of those calls for the Mountain Area.
☆ April 10: A deputy was dispatched to the 40000 block of Highway 49 regarding a senor citizen shoplifter. During the investigation a suspect was identified by the store owner. The suspect was seen on video surveillance stealing items inside the store. The suspect was later contacted and the items were returned to the store owner. The store owner elected not pursue charges against the suspect.
☆ April 15: A deputy made a consensual encounter with two subjects walking in the dark along Road 426 and Hangtree Lane. Both subjects were arrested for various narcotics related charges, possession of stolen property, possession of concealed weapons, possession of burglary tools, and probation violations.
☆ April 9: A deputy was dispatched to a business located within the 46000 block of Lucky Lane, regarding a female who had been banned from the business and wanted to speak with a deputy. During the investigation it was determined the female had been contacted by a employee who worked as a security officer. The employee escorted the female to a secluded area of a parking lot. He made sexual advances and exposed his penis to her. This case has been forwarded to the Madera County DA's Office for the filing of related charge.
☆ April 10: A deputy was dispatched to a suspicious person report in the 35000 block of Highway 41 which resulted in an altercation in which the suspect and deputy sustained injuries. The suspect was arrested for resisting an officer and booked into jail.
☆ April 12: A deputy responded to the 36000 block of Wells Road regarding dogs causing a disturbance in a residents yard. A report was written for documentation.
☆ April 15: A deputy was dispatched to the 46000 block of Comstock Drive regarding threats made to a female by her boyfriend. The male half was found to be in violation of a served domestic violence restraining order and was arrested and booked without incident.
☆ April 9: A deputy was dispatched to the 33000 block of Road 230 for a welfare check on a female subject who was possibly a victim of an assault. The female refused to provide a statement about the incident and was found to have injuries. A statement was provided by a witness saying there was a verbal argument between the female and a male subject but did not observe the assault. EMS administered triage and a report was taken and forwarded to the D.A.’s Office.
☆ April 13: A deputy was dispatched to the 46000 block of Road 200 in O’Neals regarding a juvenile that made a threatening statement at school. A school administrator was already aware of the threat and handled the situation. This report is for documentation only.