Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Atwater Police crash

   March 18, 2015 at 5:25 PM:  A traffic crash at Granite Drive and East Bellevue Road in Atwater has left one person with major injuries. That person has been transported to the hospital.

   One of the vehicles involved was an Atwater Police Cruiser. Use caution as they are trying to investigate and clear the debris from the roadway.

Two die in a Vineyard

   The story of a chase through a vineyard after a financial battle between the owner and an investor of a Napa Valley winery ended with both men dead, according to authorities.

   The two men had been in court and the battle between them came to a head, with the owner chasing the investor through the vineyard, shooting him at close range and then committing suicide as law enforcement closed in on him.. Sounds like a Hollywood movie to come, doesn't it?

Crash in Delhi

   March 18, 2015 at 10:30 AM:  Emergency crews are at the scene of a traffic  collision between a white mini-van and a grey sedan at Cortez Avenue and Bradbury Road in Delhi.

    An ambulance and two tow trucks were required. Three CHP units are currently at the scene. Use caution if headed to that area.

Traffic Collision in Jamestown

   March 18, 2015 at 10:15 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 108 and Jamestown Road in Jamestown.

   CHP is at the scene. The roadway is not blocked and there are no injuries reported.

Letter to the Editor: Who is Causing Water Paranoia in Calaveras?

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

    Yes, myself and my family are afraid of not having enough water to drink, bathe in, keep our yards green.

   But the recent absolute

UPDATE: Lauren was adopted! Hooray!

Call Calaveras Animal Services or email clpino@caltel.com
for more information or to adopt Lauren.

Big rig and motorcycle collide

  UPDATE: We just learned that the injured motorcycle rider did not survive this collision.

Cat lost in 2013, found in California desert

Photo by Riverside Animal Services
   Pictured is Kevin, an orange tabby with a "tale" to tell. He went missing from his South Carolina home in 2013.

Burglaries in Calaveras County

  On March 17, 2015 a burglary was reported by a resident on Fricot City Road. The Calaveras Sheriff took a report.

   A burglary was also