MADERA COUNTY - After a notice went out from the Sheriff's Office yesterday concerning a U-Haul type truck possibly scoping out neighborhoods to steal UPS packages left on people's doorsteps, Oakhurst resident Ron Fisherman was shocked to receive a message from a friend telling him that his truck was being considered the suspect vehicle.
OAKHURST - Madera County Sheriff's office is reporting that a popular Oakhurst thrift store that donates its proceeds to support animals, was found vandalized, with nearly $1,000 worth of donated Christmas items discovered missing or destroyed.
When the owner of A Cause 4 Paws located on Highway 41 arrived at her thrift store yesterday, she found the property had been broken into and a storage shed titled, "The Christmas Room," ransacked.
This morning, the Sheriff's Office posted this booking photo from February 2014 on their Facebook page, titled, "Wanted Wednesday."
Brandunn Wilson, 20, is known to frequent both Fresno and North Fork. He has long brown hair, which is generally pulled back in either a ponytail or single braid.
Keith Lundy Stump, 22, of Oakhurst, who is on active probation out of Fresno County, and Cherise Agueros, 21, of Ahwahnee, were arrested last week in Ahwahnee, after a CHP officer saw the pair ditch a Honda on Road 600 near Highway 49.
The accident happened on Road 274 near Fawn Point Lane, when the Jeep Allen was driving left the roadway and rolled down the steep embankment.
MADERA COUNTY – Authorities are looking for man who burglarized Sears Home Store in Oakhurst. The unidentified man took off with more than $500 worth of stolen merchandise, in a vehicle reported stolen out of Fresno.
According to reports, the unknown suspect backed his vehicle – a 1995 red 4-door Honda, license plate 6JEU094 – into a parking stall directly in front of the business.
He then walked inside, yanked items right off the store's display counters, walked out without paying, and drove off.