Inmate Death at Mule Creek State Prison Under Investigation

Inmate Death at Mule Creek State Prison Under Investigation

Ione, CA…Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) officials are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide. Inmate Wayne Bradley, 50, was found unresponsive in his cell at approximately 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Custody and medical staff immediately responded, but Bradley was pronounced dead at the scene. Prison officials have named Bradley’s cellmate, […]

Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Valley Springs

Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Valley Springs

Valley Springs, CA…On 11/16/2017, Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Calaveras County Code Compliance attempted to conduct a compliance inspection of a registered indoor personal marijuana grow site in the 3500 block of Dunn Road in Valley Springs. Deputies were unable to make contact with anyone at this residence but heard movement and a cell […]

Active Shooter Drill Yesterday Helped Local First Responders & Organizations Plan…Just in Case

Active Shooter Drill Yesterday Helped Local First Responders & Organizations Plan…Just in Case

Sonora, CA…Adventist Health Sonora, along with partners throughout Tuolumne County, participated in the 2017 California Statewide Medical and Health Exercise (SWMHE) on Thursday, November 16 at Adventist Health Sonora’s main campus. This full scale exercise was based on a hospital campus active shooter scenario helped our community to be better prepared for emergencies and incidents […]

Early Morning Traffic Stop on Hwy 108 Lands Modesto Woman & Oakdale Man in Jail

Early Morning Traffic Stop on Hwy 108 Lands Modesto Woman & Oakdale Man in Jail

Jamestown, CA…It is always a good idea to drive safely and ensure your vehicle equipment is functioning properly. That is especially true if you’re car is loaded with illegal drugs. Our partners at Sonora CHP pulled over a vehicle early Wednesday morning on Hwy 108 at Chicken Ranch Road in Jamestown for a lighting equipment […]

Car Theft Suspect Arrested in Paloma

Car Theft Suspect Arrested in Paloma

Paloma, CA…On 11-16-17 at approx. 0445 hours, an anonymous citizen called 9-1-1 to report trespassers. Upon deputies’ arrival, a male and female were located inside a garage. The male suspect told deputies that his vehicle was stuck in the mud nearby. Deputies found a truck and trailer blocking a drive-way. Sheriff’s deputies determined that the […]

Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Mokelumne Hill

Indoor Marijuana Grow Eradicated in Mokelumne Hill

Mokelumne Hill, CA…On 11/13/2017 Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office deputies served a search warrant for an illegal indoor marijuana grow operation at a residence in the 8000 block of Hwy 49, Mokelumne Hill. After securing the scene, Sheriff’s deputies located 1506 marijuana plants, 12.59 pounds of processed marijuana packed in individual plastic bags and a scale. […]

Jamestown Resident Arrested for Brandishing a Knife

Jamestown Resident Arrested for Brandishing a Knife

Angels Camp, CA…On November 11, 2017 at approximately 11:25 PM, officers from the Angels Camp Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Stanislaus Avenue for a report of a male brandishing a knife. Witnesses advised that 20 year old Jamestown resident, J.Carroll Troche, violated an existing retraining order when he entered the home […]

Suspect Attempts to Stab Deputy During Domestic Violence Incident

Suspect Attempts to Stab Deputy During Domestic Violence Incident

Wallace, CA…On 11-10-17 at approx. 9:25pm Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence on Cottontail Lane in Wallace. The reporting party who called dispatch stated a male subject at that location was intoxicated, armed with a knife, and possibly suicidal. Upon deputies’ arrival an argument was […]

Hwy 108 DUI Head On Collision Sends Four To Hospital & One To Jail

Hwy 108 DUI Head On Collision Sends Four To Hospital & One To Jail

Sonora, CA…On Sunday, November 12, 2017, at approximately 4:12 am, 36 year old Salinas resident, Roberto Martinez Lira, was driving a 2004 Cadillac Escalade eastbound on State Route 108 through Washington Street. At this time, 43 year old Sonora resident, Alonso Solis Tolentino was driving a 2002 Toyota Rav4 westbound on State Route 108 approaching […]

Standoff in Amador, Subject Arrested Related to Law Enforcement Impersonation Robbery in West Point

Standoff in Amador, Subject Arrested Related to Law Enforcement Impersonation Robbery in West Point

Pioneer, CA…Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Detectives, with the assistance of the Amador County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, executed a search warrant at a residence on Meadow Drive in Pioneer (Amador County). CCSO Detectives have been conducting follow-up on a robbery that occurred at a marijuana grow site on Skull Flat Road in West Point (Calaveras […]

Probation Search Lands Trio Back in Jail on Felony Charges

Probation Search Lands Trio Back in Jail on Felony Charges

Sonora, CA…On Tuesday afternoon the High Risk Probation Team and the Tuolumne Narcotics Team conducted a probation search at the Tamarron Mobile Estates located on Mono Way in Sonora. During a search of the home belonging to 58-old- Lindon Hill, 54-year-old Sandra Cole and 46-year-old Rodney Kulp, several items consistent with narcotics sales were located […]

WWII Era Grenades, Mortar Rounds & Ordnance Rendered Safe By Calaveras Bomb Squad

WWII Era Grenades, Mortar Rounds & Ordnance Rendered Safe By Calaveras Bomb Squad

La Grange, CA…Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies received assistance from The Calaveras Bomb Squad yesterday morning at the Lake Don Pedro Storage Facility in La Grange to remove items of military ordnance. The WWII era explosives were found by a woman cleaning out the unit of her deceased father. The Bomb tech took possession of the […]

Minimum-Security Inmate Who Walked Away from North Kern State Prison Believed to be in Tuolumne County

Minimum-Security Inmate Who Walked Away from North Kern State Prison Believed to be in Tuolumne County

Sonora, CA…Deputies have located a stolen vehicle on Jamestown Road that Daniel Salazar was said to have escaped the Fire Camp in. The vehicle was unoccupied and parked on the side of the road. Deputies are searching the area. Please call the Sheriff’s Office if you see him at 209-533-5815 or 9-1-1. Salazar was sentenced […]

Trick or Treaters Were Fine But Adult Rendered Unconscious with a Flashlight to the Head

Trick or Treaters Were Fine But Adult Rendered Unconscious with a Flashlight to the Head

Soulsbyville, CA…Last night, Deputies responded to the 20000 block of Willow Springs Drive near the old Willow Springs market for a report of an unconscious man in the roadway. The caller believed the man had been hit by a vehicle. Deputies arrived on scene and found a 28-year-old man laying in the roadway unconscious. Based […]

Calaveras Deputies Assist BLM with Marijuana Eradication

Calaveras Deputies Assist BLM with Marijuana Eradication

Railroad Flat, CA…On 10/31/2017 Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted the Bureau of Land Management and TRIDENT (Tri County Drug Enforcement Team) in serving a search warrant for an illegal marijuana grow near the 2000 block of Independence Cemetery Road, Railroad Flat. After securing the scene law enforcement personnel seized 595 marijuana plants, approximately 400 […]

Sexual Assault in Jamestown Leads to Arrest

Sexual Assault in Jamestown Leads to Arrest

Jamestown, CA…On Saturday afternoon, Deputies were dispatched to a home on Main Street in Jamestown for a report of a sexual assault that occurred earlier in the day. Deputies were told the victim who is familiar with 35-year-old Jake Schlegel, was sexually assaulted by him in her home. Schlegel was later contacted at a restaurant […]

Overexposure in Sonora Leads to Arrest

Overexposure in Sonora Leads to Arrest

Sonora, CA…On Saturday, just before 1:00 pm, the Sonora Police Department received a call that a man exposing himself near West America Bank on Sanguinetti Road. Officers learned that 26-year-old Daenon V. Brewer of Sonora had exposed himself in public while talking with a female. Witnesses said the female immediately left the area in response […]

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