Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Collision on Hwy 49

 UPDATE at 2:35 PM:  Two CHP are now at the scene.
February 18, 2015 at 2:30 PM:  A silver VW and a white Mazda have collided on Hwy 49

Boat Vandalized in Copperopolis

   A boat was reportedly vandalized on Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis on February 17, 2015.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report of the incident.

Burglary in Murphys

   A burglary was reported to the Calaveras Sheriff by a resident on Wylderidge Drive in Murphys on February 17, 2015.

   The Sheriff took a report. No other details are known at this time.

Big Rig hits low tree, takes out fence

   February 18, 2015 at 12:10 PM:  A big rig reportedly hit a low tree branch, taking it and a bunch of fencing with it around the 15000 block of West Grant Line Road in the Tracy area.

   The roadway is covered in debris as a result. CHP is en route to the area.

Discount Passes to Calaveras County Fair

   If you enter something for exhibit in the Calaveras County Fair for 2015, you are eligible to purchase tickets to the Fair at a discount rate.

   Four day admission passes include parking and carnival admission for $25 for adults and $15 for those 18 and under. They will not, we are told, be sold online, so come to the office at the Fairgrounds 9 AM to 5 PM to purchase.


CHP Hosts Recruitment Event

   CHP just announced that they are holding an event at their Academy at 3500 Reed Avenue in West Sacramento on February 28, 2015 from 9 AM to 2 PM (check-in is from 8:30 AM to 9 AM).
   Anyone interested in a rewarding career with the CHP is welcome to attend. Male and female officers will be there to answer your questions.

Traffic Hazard on Hwy 49

   February 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM:  A vehicle is reportedly blocking Hwy 49 at Gold Strike Road in San Andreas.

   A CHP unit is en route to the area. Use extra caution until cleared.

Collision on Hwy 4 at Six Mile Road

  UPDATE at 10:55 AM:  We just learned that injuries in this collision were minor.

Major injuries and DUI Arrest in West Point

   According to CHP on February 17, 2015 around 7:50 PM Sean Michael Dunnam (23) of West Point was driving a 1995 Saturn on Hwy 26 at Stanley Road.

Calaveras General Plan meeting in Copperopolis

   On February 19, 2015 from 5 PM to 8 PM the Calaveras General Plan Update will be explained at the Armory Building in Copperopolis.

   Both the Planning Director Peter Maurer and Supervisor Ponte should be present to answer your questions.

German Shepherd on Hwy 99 in Delhi

   February 18, 2015 at 7 AM:  CHP has received two reports of a German Shepherd on Hwy 99 in the Delhi area.

   Use extra caution until CHP can reach the area.

Wrong-way driver reported on Hwy 99

   February 18, 2015 at 6:50 AM:  A wrong-way driver has been reported on Hwy 99 at Kansas Ave. in Modesto, in the fast lane.

   CHP is en route to the area.  Apparently the vehicle is black and jeep-like.  Use extra caution if in that area.