Saturday, February 28, 2015

Four chased and arrested for jewelry theft

   After a police chase, authorities arrested four people in the San Francisco area for the robbery of a jewelry store

Roadway Flooding in Chowchilla

   CHP is en route to Hwy 99 near Chowchilla Boulevard in Chowchilla where flooding has been reported.

   Use extra caution if in that area until road crews can reach the site.

Collision on Hwy 49 in Jackson

   February 28, 2015 at 3:30 PM:  A traffic collision at Electra Road and Hwy 49 in Jackson has resulted in minor injuries for one person.

   Several vehicles stopped to help and are parked alongside the roadway, which is blocked. Emergency personnel are en route to the scene.

Fire in Modesto affecting traffic

   February 28, 2015 at 3:15 PM:  A structure fire at Brink Ave and North Ave, just of Hwy 99 in Modesto is causing traffic hazards.

   Stanislaus County Fire is on scene, along with CHP. Use extra caution if headed in that direction.

Vehicle down bank at Tulloch

   February 28, 2015 at 12:30 PM:  A vehicle is reportedly over the side of Tulloch Dam Road near the bridge on the Tuolumne side.

   Emergency personnel are en route to the scene.

Two Hwy 49 collisions in 20 minutes

   February 28, 2015 at 12:05:  First a car went over the side at Hwy 49 and Road 601 near the Log Cabin.  One person suffered moderate injuries in this collision.

   20 minutes later a collision on Hwy 49 and Fraguero Road in Sonora required an ambulance for injuries when a white pickup crashed and was pinned in, blocking lanes.

   Slow Down!

Jailed Placer County man FREE -- For 5 hours!

Placer County Sheriff mug shot
   A Placer County man was re-arrested yesterday, only 5 hours after being released from the jail there.

   He was caught putting cans

Missouri town of Tyrone, population of 50

   It was learned late yesterday that the town of Tyrone, where a man shot and killed 7 and then himself.

   The man's mother was also found dead, but apparently of natural causes. The cause of the killings is still unknown.

Traffic Collision in Valley Springs

   February 28, 2015 at 10:45 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a traffic collision on Vista Del Lago in Valley Springs involving a silver Chevy Cruise.

   A tow truck has been dispatched. It isn't known if there are injuries. Use caution if in that area.

Horse and Donkey in Roadway

   February 28, 2015 at 9:35 AM:  A horse and a donkey are reportedly walking together on El Dorado Street in French Camp.

   CHP is en route to the area. Use caution if headed that way.  Big Brave Ollie is on his way to Coarsegold to chase a bull, so he can't help.

Collision at Tulloch Bridge

    UPDATE at 9:30 AM:  Two tow trucks have been dispatched to the scene.

Woman Arrested in Copperopolis

  On February 27, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office responded to a call about a woman going in and out of a store on Spangler in Copperopolis.

   They responded to the store and arrested

Warning: Coyotes on the Prowl

   We received two reports this morning of sightings of two coyotes traveling together hunting in the Hwy 4 area, between Red Apple and Avery.

   If you have chickens, you better keep them locked up. We hear these two look hungry.

Chains required on Hwy 4

  February 28, 2015:  Caltrans reports that chains are required on Hwy 4 just east of Arnold on vehicles without 4 wheel drive and snow tires.

   On Hwy 88 chains are required at Picketts Junction. On Hwy 108 chains are required east of Long Barn. Drive carefully.

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