Thursday, July 26, 2012

UPDATE on Fire Engine Injury Accident at Hwy 4 and Skunk Ranch Road

   Due to the number of vehicles and people out of their vehicles standing on the road, a fireman, Nathan Fyock, of Modesto,  standing near a vehicle attempting to respond to the fire on Skunk Ranch, was struck by 2002 Mazda Miata driven by Kirsten Vader of Murphys, at around 4:30 PM on July 25, 2012.

Grand Theft Reported at Murphys Chevron

   A wallet was reportedly stolen at the Murphys Chevron Station in Murphys on July 25, 2012 around 9:40 AM.

   The log does not indicate if they have a suspect.

Copperopolis Man Arrested

   At approximately 9:20 AM in July 25, 2012, Calaveras sheriff's deputies responded to a call at R Triple C, where they arrested James Francis Leigh, Jr. (32) of Copperopolis.

   Mr. Leigh was allegedly Obstructing a Public Officer, in Contempt of a Protective Order, and committing Battery on a non-chohabitating spouse, all misdemeanors.

  Leigh was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Angels Camp City Council Has Three Seats Up For Grabs in November, 2012

     The Angels Camp City Council has three seats up for grabs this November.
   Mayor Elaine Morris has filed her papers to run for another term.

   Two other seats were filled by appointment in the last year. Both Scott Behiel and Roger Neuman will have to be elected in November if they choose to run.

As of July 26, 2012, neither has officially filed at the County.  The cutoff date for anyone wanting to run for City Council in August 10, 2012.