Multiple Major Injuries Including Juvenile Flown to UC Davis in Hwy 108 Collision Near Twain Harte

Multiple Major Injuries Including Juvenile Flown to UC Davis in Hwy 108 Collision Near Twain Harte

Twain Harte, CA…On December 11, 2019 at approximately 4:50pm, a 26-year-old female from Twain Harte was driving her 2008 Subaru, with her 1-year-old male juvenile passenger from Twain Harte, on eastbound State Route 108, preparing to make a left turn onto Twain Harte Drive. At that same time, 70-year-old Patrick Vierra of Twain Harte was […]

Criminal Threats Arrest & Restraint & Compassion By Deputies Prevented “Suicide by Cop”

Criminal Threats Arrest & Restraint & Compassion By Deputies Prevented “Suicide by Cop”

Burson, CA…On December 7, 2019 at about 9:15PM the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a person who reported that suspect Shane Smith (33 years old of Burson) made a credible threat to kill them. The reporting party informed Sheriff Dispatch that they were in fear of suspect Shane Smith and had […]

The 2019 Chips for Kids Toy Drive

The 2019 Chips for Kids Toy Drive

San Andreas, CA…From San Andreas CHP…Just a reminder that it is our annual Chips for Kids toy drive. All the toys collected in our area go to Calaveras County children. Collection barrels are located at the San Andreas CHP office, Treats grocery and the VFW in San Andreas, Common Grounds in Valley Springs and the […]

Felony DUI Hit & Run Leads to Arrest of Escalon Man

Felony DUI Hit & Run Leads to Arrest of Escalon Man

Tuolumne, CA…On December 7, 2019 just before 8:00pm, 33-year-old Douglas Wishart of Escalon was driving his 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe westbound on Carter Street at Tuolumne Road North. At that same time, a 35-year-old female from Sonora was driving her 2012 Chevrolet SUV Southbound on Tuolumne Road North at approximately 30 miles per hour. Mr. Wishart […]

Felony DUI Arrest for La Grange Man After Injury Collision

Felony DUI Arrest for La Grange Man After Injury Collision

Jamestown, CA…On December 8, 2019 just after 6:00 pm, 68-year-old John William Birdsong of La Grange was driving alone in his 1990 Nissan Pathfinder southbound on State Route 49, North of Fifth Avenue at approximately 50 miles per hour. At that same time, 27-year-old George Hernandez-Mejia of Pittsburg, CA along with 6 occupants were stopped […]

Calaveras Residents Against Commercial Marijuana File Lawsuit Against Calaveras County and its Board of Supervisors

Calaveras Residents Against Commercial Marijuana File Lawsuit Against Calaveras County and its Board of Supervisors

Angels Camp, CA…Calaveras Residents Against Commercial Marijuana (CRACM), an unincorporated group of ordinary citizens residing in Calaveras County, announced it had retained legal counsel, noted environmental law firm, Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP to protect Calaveras County residents and visitors from the environmental damage that would result from the County’s recent adoption of an ordinance […]

DOJ OIG Releases Review of Four FISA Applications and Other Aspects of the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane Investigation

DOJ OIG Releases Review of Four FISA Applications and Other Aspects of the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane Investigation

Washington, DC…Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today the release of a Review of Four FISA Applications and Other Aspects of the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane Investigation. The DOJ Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) findings are summarized in the report’s Executive Summary, available at the links below. During this review, the […]

Indoor Marijuana Grow Search Warrant and Arrests

Indoor Marijuana Grow Search Warrant and Arrests

Valley Springs, CA…On 12/5/2019, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Unit served a search warrant for illegal marijuana cultivation on an address located in the 2000 block of South Ranchero Road in Valley Springs. As Deputies entered the residence, they immediately noticed the strong smell of engine exhaust. The exhaust (and associated carbon monoxide) […]

Four Killed in Shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola

Four Killed in Shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola

Pensacola, FL…Officials at Naval Air Station Pensacola report that an active shooter incident occurred this morning on the base. Four people are confirmed dead, including the shooter, and there are multiple injuries. The base is still in lockdown as first responders secure the scene. Base security and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service are currently investigating. […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for December 2nd

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for December 2nd

Sonora, CA…The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed… Media Bulletin (Monday, December 2, 2019) 00:04 PATROL CHECK 1912020001 Officer initiated activity at Sierra Motors, Fifth Av, Jamestown. . Disposition: Crime Prevention, Patrol Check. 00:06 TRAFFIC STOP 1912020002 Officer initiated activity at Chicken Ranch Rd/Margaret Dr, Jamestown. . Disposition: Warning Given (Used for […]

66 Year old Spokane Washington Man Lost His Life in Hwy 49 Collision

66 Year old Spokane Washington Man Lost His Life in Hwy 49 Collision

Sonora, CA…On November 29th at approximately 8:15pm a 66-year-old man from Spokane, Washington, was driving alone in his 2019 Dodge Ram truck northbound on State Route 49, near Springfield Road at an unknown rate of speed. For unknown reasons, he allowed his vehicle to leave the roadway and collided into a guardrail. After the collision […]

Thief Sours Thanksgiving for The Candy Vault. Help Sonora PD Nab the Thief

Thief Sours Thanksgiving for The Candy Vault.  Help Sonora PD Nab the Thief

Sonora, CA…From the Sonora Police Department…”At around 2:20 am on Tuesday, November 26th, a thief broke into the Candy Vault on Washington Street and stole several hundred dollars in cash and a Dell Inspiron laptop. Our officers arrived on scene after being alerted by the alarm company and found that the front door glass was […]

Approximately 300 Amazon Parcels Stolen from Pioneer Post Office

Approximately 300 Amazon Parcels Stolen from Pioneer Post Office

Pioneer, CA…From the Amador Sheriff’s Office…”On December 2, 2019, a deputy responded to the Pioneer Post Office for the report of a theft of approximately 300 parcels. When the deputy arrived at the Post Office, the Post Master said 297 parcels were stolen from four pallets left behind the building. The Post Master informed the […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 30th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 30th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are below. CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Saturday, November 30, 2019 00:16 Suspicious or Parked Vehicle 1911300003 Officer initiated activity at Myrtle St, Valley Springs. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 00:49 Disturbance 1911300007 Occurred at Hwy 4/Morris Rd, in Avery. Verbal Altercation […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 29th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 29th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are below. CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Friday, November 29, 2019 00:26 Suspicious or Parked Vehicle 1911290001 Officer initiated activity at West Point Pioneer Rd, West Point. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 00:47 Alarm Sounding 1911290002 Occurred on Bald Mountain Rd, in […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 28th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 28th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are below. CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Thursday, November 28, 2019 01:04 Alarm Sounding 1911280006 Occurred on Fairway Dr, in Arnold. Residential Alarm. . Disposition: False Alarm. 01:36 Suspicious or Parked Vehicle 1911280008 Officer initiated activity at Hwy 12, Valley Springs. . […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 27th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 27th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are below. CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Wednesday, November 27, 2019 00:12 911 Hang Up 191 Occurred on Scenic Valley Dr, in Jenny Lind. No answer on call back – left message. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 07:56 Traffic Stop 191 Officer […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 26th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs for November 26th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are below. CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Tuesday, November 26, 2019 00:53 Traffic Stop 1911260003 Officer initiated activity at Gwin Mine Rd/Paloma Rd, Paloma. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 01:10 Alarm Sounding 1911260005 Occurred on Baywood View, in Arnold. Residental. . Disposition: […]

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