Crime

Coarsegold man injured in love triangle

Madera County Sheriff John Anderson announced the arrest of 19-year old Lance Sinklier, Jr of Oxnard, CA for attempted murder. He’s accused of stabbing a Coarsegold man during a fight over a girl.

According to reports, Sinklier texted the 23-year old victim, (whose name is not being released), to a fight on Saturday. They were to meet — mano e mano — at a designated location on Kennedy Road in Coarsegold.

The victim, who suffered multiple stab wounds during the brawl, was transported to an area hospital, and is expected to recover from his injuries.

Sinklier was captured Sunday morning during a traffic stop in Oakhurst. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to Madera County Department of Corrections, where he remains on a no-bail hold.

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