Police Reports

Thursday, 28 May 2015 15:44

Three Car Accident Near North Fork

Crash in front of Shady OakNORTH FORK -  A three vehicle accident on Road 200 just east of the Bass Fork Minit Market reduced traffic to one lane for nearly two hours, but no one was seriously injured.

At about 2:10 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, Paula Dickison was stopped in the roadway eastbound, in a Honda del Sol, waiting for oncoming traffic so she could turn left into Shady Oak Mobile Home Park.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 17:52

Crash During Morning Commute On Hwy 41

CHP badgeMADERA COUNTY - A three-vehicle accident at the Rocky Cut on Highway 41 closed the roadway in both directions for over an hour this morning.

CHP, EMTs and fire department personnel responded to reports of a crash just north of the 22-Mile House at 7:41 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27.

Monday, 25 May 2015 17:22

Major Injury Accident At Bass Lake

Accident Bass Lake 5 25BASS LAKE - A collision between a pickup and a motorcycle this morning closed down Road 222 on the south shore of Bass Lake for nearly two hours, and resulted in major injuries to one driver.

At 10:40 a.m. on Monday, May 24, Russ Jorzig, 66, of Oakhurst, was northbound on a Harley Davidson near "The Way of the Mono" trailhead.

Friday, 15 May 2015 11:51

OCI Burglary Suspect Arrested

Anthony MeentsOAKHURST - Less than one week after being assigned to a newly created Problem Oriented Policing (POP) position, Sergeant Larry Rich arrested a suspect for a burglary at Oak Creek Intermediate School as well as for possession of methamphetamine.

Sgt. Rich was assisting patrol deputies and a detective searching for another burglary suspect in the Bass Lake area when he encountered Anthony Meents near Road 274 and Road 434.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 18:01

Crash On Road 415 Ends In DUI Charges

CHP badgeCOARSEGOLD - After wrecking her Ford Escape on Road 415 this afternoon, a Coarsegold woman will be charged with suspicion of Driving Under the Influence, according to the CHP.

Tracy Goddard, 36, was westbound on Road 415 near City View just before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, when she ran off the right side of the road, crashed into the embankment and rolled over, landing on her wheels.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 19:40

Police Search For Suspect Near YHS

Madera County Sheriff BadgeOAKHURST - The search for a man who was trespassing and reportedly carrying a hatchet in the vicinity of Yosemite High School this morning caused concern among parents and residents.

Just before noon on Tuesday, May 12, sheriff's deputies responded to a call that a male adult was on the property of a church near Road 426 and Hangtree Lane.

CHP badgeCOARSEGOLD - A young man from Coarsegold has died as a result of a motorcycle accident on Highway 41.

On Thursday, Apr. 30, just after 7:30 p.m., the 19-year-old was northbound on Highway 41 just south of Coyote Hollow Lane on a 1999 Kawasaki motorcycle, according to CHP.

Marijuana II large bust Madco Sheriffs and MADNET Apr 28 2015 publish dateMADERA COUNTY - Last week, Madera County Narcotic Enforcement Team (MADNET) Agents and Madera County Sheriff's deputies served five search warrants related to illegal marijuana cultivation in Oakhurst, O'Neals and Coarsegold.

Agents seized 579 marijuana plants from a residence on Black Ranch Road; this residence was the focus of a similar investigation in 2014.

Saturday, 25 April 2015 12:36

Solo Accident Results In Vehicle On Fire

CHP badgeOAKHURST - CHP reports they are clearing the scene of a solo vehicle accident that occured just before noon on Road 426 near Johnson Point Road, in the vicinity of the Llama Ranch.

Mariposa County Sheriff ShieldMARIPOSA COUNTY - The Mariposa County Sheriff's Office has issued a statement today saying they've received six reports of daytime residential burglaries over the past few days, incidents which apparently have occured between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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