Brandunn Wilson, 20, is no stranger to law enforcement, having been the target of several chases in the mountain area, and numerous arrests. This afternoon, mountain deputies received a tip that Wilson, wanted on several felony warrants, was seen driving through North Fork in a black or dark colored SUV.
Anderson has issued a fraud alert, warning that you may get a call from someone posing as the Sheriff, and the caller ID will show the Sheriff's Office main number, 559-675-7770.
MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson is warning residents about a man posing as a Sergeant with the "Warrants Division," who is trying to con citizens out of their cash, telling them a warrant has been issued for their arrest.
An Eastern Madera County woman received the call today and reported the incident to the Madera County Sheriff's Office just moments ago.
Ronald Jones, 53, of Pleasanton, voluntarily turned himself in to the Madera County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19, and was booked into Madera County Department of Corrections.
On Nov. 16, at approximately 9:06 a.m., deputies responded to the 5000 block of Highway 140 just north of the Highway 49 North intersection regarding a possible deceased person.
Just before 6:30 p.m., a 48-year-old Santa Cruz man was southbound on Highway 41 while apparently under the influence, and traveling at unsafe speeds, according to CHP.
MADERA COUNTY - A young woman whose life was lost in a three-car collision on Highway 41 on Monday, Nov. 10 has been identified by the Madera County Sheriff's Office as Sophia Elise Ruiz, 18, of North Fork.
Two young male passengers who were in the car with Ruiz are currently hospitalized for injuries suffered in the accident.
At 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, an 18-year-old North Fork resident was northbound on Highway 41 just south of the 22-Mile House in a 2007 Toyota at an estimated speed of about 60 mph, according to CHP.
On Nov. 6, the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office was made aware of a domestic violence assault that occurred on Halloween. Sheriff's detectives then contacted the female victim, who reportedly received a gunshot injury to her back during an attack by her boyfriend during the Halloween incident.