Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Speeding driver injures another deer

    September 18, 2013:   At 4:35 PM another deer was reportedly injured by a speeding vehicle on the Murphys Grade

Calaveras County Supervisors fooled by a few welfare collecting cowpunchers

   On September 12, 2013, the County of Calaveras proved, once and for all that it is totally against anyone

Calaveras Supervisor Callaway wants more Pot Dispensaries--Not Donut Shops!!

   After being told by the owner that his pot dispensary was totally legal, we decided to back it up by checking county records.

Head-on Traffic Accident on Eight Mile Rd

   September 18, 2013 at 11:50 AM:  A traffic accident was reported on Eight Mile Rd at Lower Sacramento Rd in Stockton.

    It is unknown if there are any injuries at this time. This head-on  accident is blocking lanes. Tow trucks have been dispatched.

Semi hits Angels Theater Marquee

   Around 12:20 AM on September 17, 2013 a semi-truck reportedly ran into the marquee at the Angels Theater. No report was taken by the Calaveras Sheriff's Department.

Supervisor Callaway Adimits she runs Planning Department

   At Thursday September 12, 2013's Special Calaveras Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Chair

Woman with baby suspicious

   On September 16, 2013 at 9 PM the Calaveras Sheriff received a complaint of a woman walking on Old Gulch Rd at Calaveritas Rd in San Andreas, possible carrying a baby and wearing dark clothes.

   No report was taken by the Sheriff.

Burglaries reported in Calaveras County September 17, 2013

  Calaveras County burglaries reported to Calaveras Sheriff on September 17, 2013 were:

Woman Arrested in Arnold

    On September 16, 2013 Danielle Belle Williams (25) of Murphys was arrested by Calaveras Sheriff's deputies on Hwy 4 at Arnold Byway for alleged Possession of Marijuana for Sale and for Selling Marijuana, both felonies.

   Williams was booked into the Calaveras County Jail and released pre-trial for lack of space.

Supervisor Callaway: "Clerk of the Board doesn't take minutes anymore."

     Before the Special Board meeting for an Appeal Hearing at the Calaveras Board of Supervisors

Murphys Man Arrested

   On September 16, 2013 Kenneth James Peterson, Jr. (23) was arrested in the County Jail lobby for allegedly Bringing a Controlled Substance into the Jail and for Possession of Concentrate of Cannabis, both felonies and for an outstanding warrant for Driving with a suspended license.

    Peterson was booked into the Calaveras County Jail by Calaveras Sheriff deputies, and released Pre-trial for lack of space.

Angels Camp PD arrests alleged auto thief

      On September 17, 2013 Angels Camp Police Department arrested Saul Santiago Ochoa (36) of Merced was arrested on Main Street for alleged felony vehicle theft.

   Ochoa was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Please (meow) get me out of this Jail!!

      Beckett and many other wonderful kitties are available for adoption at the County Animal Services!

   Please adopt one if you have room: rescue a new friend.

   Please don't wait; come and see them at 891 Mountain Ranch Rd (closed for lunch 1-2 PM)

Britney Spears' first kiss?

   We know you all wanted to know this:  Britney Spears says her fist kiss was with Justin Timberlake, who was a fellow former Mouseketeer.

If you think the White House has problems....

   Lately the President and his team at the White House have taken some hits, but what they have gone through is nothing compared to the disarray in the Republican led House of Representatives.

   Speaker John Boehner has absolutely no control over the roughly 40 extreme conservatives, who now are revolting because he wanted to pass the continued funding of the government past September 30, 2013.

   This is a regular tactic that the Tea Party has attempted several times before, with absolutely no benefit to them.  They want to continue to try and defund Obamacare.  The White House doesn't even seem to be blinking this time. 

Two dead animals on Hwy 4 in Murphys

    September 18, 2013:   We got a report that a small black dog and a black cat were both killed  during the night and were still lying on Hwy 4 in Murphys this morning. 

   Hopefully their owners located them before Caltrans hauls them away.

Brent Harrington to take over as Planning Director

   On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Brent Harrington is on the agenda to be approved as the new Planning Director.

   Well known by County employees and Supervisors, he will take over the position as of October 7, 2013.

KCRA: Rim Fire area will likely flood

  Yesterday on KCRA 3 they presented a map of the area where the Rim Fire destroyed the watershed.

   They also explained the science of why it is likely Tuolumne County will have flooding similar to, but hopefully not as bad as those in Colorado after their fire.

Aaron Alexis rented AR-15

   The Naval yard shooter is reported to have rented an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and use it for target practice at a Northern Virginia gun range and store less than two days before his shooting spree.

Butterball looking for a few good men

   Nearly everyone has called the Butterball turkey help line at one time or another. Now we hear that they are looking to hire a few good men to answer their phone lines.


Starbucks un-invites shooters

   After apparently a group of gun-toting individuals showed up at a Starbucks Coffee Shop, the management has requested that people not bring guns into the stores.

    They most likely scared away the Starbucks regulars.  Leave your guns at home, boys, leave your guns at home.

Traffic Hazard on Hwy 49

  September 18, 2013 at 6:13 AM:  A bedliner for a pickup is reportedly lying on Hwy 49 near Carol Kennedy Drive by the airport.

   CHP and the Calaveras Sheriff's Office was notified and will respond. Use extra caution if driving in that area.