Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office on Deaths of Deputy Taylor Lindsey & Sergeant Noel Ramirez

Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office on Deaths of Deputy Taylor Lindsey & Sergeant Noel Ramirez

Trenton, FL…The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Bobby Schultz are mourning the loss of two of their family members, Sergeant Noel Ramirez and Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey, shot to death inside the Ace China restaurant in Trenton around 3:00pm this afternoon. Home to 66 full-time employees, 27 of them serving their community as deputy […]

Downed Tree Blocks Parrotts Ferry & Community Helps Open Roadway Back Up

Downed Tree Blocks Parrotts Ferry & Community Helps Open Roadway Back Up

Columbia, CA…From the Sonora area CHP….”Approx 8:15 pm, we received a report of a tree down blocking Parrotts Ferry Road approximately one mile north of Marble Quarry Road. Upon arriving on scene, it was discovered that the tree was approximately 3 feet in diameter and was completely blocking the roadway. A passing lumberjack was quick […]

Subaru vs Home on Parrotts Ferry Leads to Arrest of Murphys Man

Subaru vs Home on Parrotts Ferry Leads to Arrest of Murphys Man

Columbia, CA…On April 18, 2018, at approximately 8:55 pm, a 26 year old Murphys resident, was driving a 2007 Subaru Forester northbound on Parrotts Ferry Road, north of Porcina Way at approximately 30-35 MPH, while under the influence of alcohol. Due to his high level of alcohol intoxication, as he entered a right hand curve […]

Great Work By Local Law Enforcement Agencies and a Homeowner Lead to Arrests

Great Work By Local Law Enforcement Agencies and a Homeowner Lead to Arrests

Jamestown, CA…From Sonora CHP…On Monday, April 16, just after 3:25 am, CHP officers observed a black Jeep Cherokee traveling westbound SR-120/108 west of Obyrnes Ferry Road at a high rate of speed, its rear taillights were not working and its rear license plate was missing. The officers attempted to make an enforcement stop and the […]

Garrahan For Sheriff Upcoming Events

Garrahan For Sheriff Upcoming Events

Valley Springs, CA…Why Pat Garrahan? My family has lived in Calaveras County for 26 years. Kate and I raised our kids here and we are invested in our community. We love Calaveras County. For about the last 40 years I’ve been involved in policing in one way or another. I’ve served as a police officer, […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs Through April 16th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs Through April 16th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are below CALAVERAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MEDIA BULLETIN Monday, April 16, 2018 01:48 Traffic Stop 1804160001 Officer initiated activity at Reeds Turnpike/Ranch Rd, Copperopolis. Warning for speed. . Disposition: No Report Taken. 02:58 Suspicious or Parked Vehicle 1804160003 Occurred on E Saint Charles […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs Through April 16th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs Through April 16th

Sonora, CA…The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed… TUOLUMNE COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA BULLETIN Monday, April 16, 2018 00:01 MISC INFORMATION 1804160001 Occurred at Gibbs Tower on Gibbs Dr/Villa Dr. , Sonora. Caller had questions about the power outage. . Disposition: Log Note. 00:39 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE CHECK 1804160002 Officer initiated activity at Chips […]

Mule Creek State Prison Investigating Inmate Death as a Homicide

Mule Creek State Prison Investigating Inmate Death as a Homicide

Ione, CA…Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) officials are investigating the death of an inmate as a homicide. During a routine security check on Monday, April 9, inmate Robert E. Hunter was found unresponsive in his cell with blunt force injuries to his face. Prison medical staff pronounced him deceased at 7:57 a.m. Hunter, 77, was […]

Two More Valley Springs Area Illegal Marijuana Grow Houses Eradicated

Two More Valley Springs Area Illegal Marijuana Grow Houses Eradicated

Valley Springs, CA…On 4-16-18 two more illegal marijuana grow houses were eradicated during the service of search warrants. Both of these locations were linked by Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team investigators to the same criminal organization as 12 other previously eradicated locations in the area. At a large two story residence on Hillvale […]

Copperopolis Burglary Suspects Captured in Tuolumne County

Copperopolis Burglary Suspects Captured in Tuolumne County

Copperopolis., CA…On 4-16-18 the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a commercial burglary at the True Value store on Spangler Lane in Copperopolis. In reviewing video surveillance, deputies saw that at approx. 0315 hours, a black Jeep Cherokee with no license plates smashed into the glass door of the business. Two occupants […]

Supreme Court Affirms Ninth Circuit’s Decision Violent Felony Language in Immigration Law is Unconstitutionally Vague

Supreme Court Affirms Ninth Circuit’s Decision Violent Felony Language in Immigration Law is Unconstitutionally Vague

Washington, DC…Supreme Court Affirms Ninth Circuit’s Decision Violent Felony Language in Immigration Law is Unconstitutionally Vague. The case is Sessions v. Dimaya (15-1498) “The Ninth Circuit’s judgment—that 18 U. S. C. §16(b), which defines violent felony for purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act’s removal provisions, is unconstitutionally vague—is affirmed.” It was a 5-4 decision […]

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs Through April 15th

Calaveras County Sheriff’s Logs Through April 15th

San Andreas, CA…The latest activity logs for the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Deputies are below Daily_Log_04-15-2018 Daily_Log_04-14-2018 Daily_Log_04-13-2018 Daily_Log_04-12-2018 Daily_Log_04-11-2018 Daily_Log_04-10-2018 Daily_Log_04-09-2018 Daily_Log_04-08-2018 Daily_Log_04-07-2018 Daily_Log_04-06-2018 Daily_Log_04-05-2018 Daily_Log_04-04-2018 Daily_Log_04-03-2018 Daily_Log_04-02-2018 Daily_Log_04-01-2018

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs Through April 11th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs Through April 11th

Sonora, CA…The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed… Sheriff’s Daily Report 04-11-2018 Sheriff’s Daily Report 04-10-2018 Sheriff’s Daily Report 04-09-2018 Sheriff’s Daily Report 04-08-2018 Sheriff’s Daily Report 04-07-2018 Sheriff’s Daily Report 04-06-2018 4-5-18 Log 4-4-18 Log 4-3-18 Log 4-2-18 Log 04-01-2018 Log

Senator Gardner Receives Commitment from President Trump to Protect States’ Rights Regarding Legal Marijuana Industry

Senator Gardner Receives Commitment from President Trump to Protect States’ Rights Regarding Legal Marijuana Industry

Washington, DC…Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today released the below statement regarding the current status of the Administration’s policy toward legal marijuana. In response to the Department of Justice’s January 4th announcement that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had rescinded the Cole Memorandum, Senator Gardner placed a hold on all DOJ nominees until he received a commitment […]

Inspector General’s Report on the McCabe Firing

Inspector General’s Report on the McCabe Firing

Washington, DC…The Introduction and Summary of the Inspector General’s report on the McCabe Firing is below and the complete report in PDF format can be read by clicking on the cover photo below. “Introduction and Summary of Findings This misconduct report addresses the accuracy of statements made by then-Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Deputy Director […]

Another Threatening Email Sent to Schools Likely a Hoax

Another Threatening Email Sent to Schools Likely a Hoax

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Mark Twain School District that another threatening email had been received last night by district staff. Although the Sheriff’s Office, treats and investigates every threat seriously and independently; the FBI has already sent notification to local law enforcement that this latest email is likely […]

Guilty Plea by Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer and Permanent Shutdown of the Online Sex Trafficking Website

Sacramento, CA…California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced that defendant Carl Ferrer, Chief Executive Officer of online sex advertising website Backpage.com, has pled guilty to one charge of conspiracy and three counts of money laundering. The defendant entered the guilty plea in Sacramento County Superior Court, resolving charges against him in the criminal case People […]

Richard Roger Thayer II, Marie Ann Leonetti Killed in Probable Murder Suicide by Jacob Jedidiah Thayer

Richard Roger Thayer II, Marie Ann Leonetti Killed in Probable Murder Suicide by Jacob Jedidiah Thayer

Pine Grove, CA…On Thursday April 12, 2018 at approximately 0305 hours the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a female subject reporting that her son had killed himself at her residence on Hilltop Street in Pine Grove. Sheriff’s Deputies responded and were on scene within two minutes. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the […]

Apparent Murder, Suicide in Pine Grove Claims Three Lives

Apparent Murder, Suicide in Pine Grove Claims Three Lives

Pine Grove, CA…From the Ledger-Dispatch….On Thursday April 12, 2018 at approximately 3:05 a.m., the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a possible suicide at a residence on Hilltop Street in Pine Grove. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived to find three decedents within the residence, a 26 year old male, a 27 year old female […]

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