Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Angels Camp man arrested

   On April 14, 2015 around 10:30 PM Angels Camp Police Department arrested Neil David Seeman (35) of Angels Camp, at his residence on Bret Harte Drive for four alleged Felonies involving False Imprisonment and Assault.

   Seeman was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Traffic Accident in Cottage Springs

   April 15, 2015 at 2:30 PM: A patrol vehicle just hit a deer and needs a tow truck on Hwy 4 in Cottage Springs.  Other CHP are en route.

   No injuries were reported. Use extra caution if in the area.

This is your USDA Wildlife Services in Action--the TRAPPERS!!

Aerial gunning, explosives, etc. Is this how you want
your tax money spent??? Torturing innocent animals
should be punishable by years in prison, not rewarded
with taxpayer money!!

Pig on the run in Crows Landing

   April 15, 2015 at 12:35 PM:  An elderly woman has been reported chasing a pig at Crows Landing Road and Fulkerth in Crows Landing.

   The pig does not belong to the woman. She is just trying to save it from being hurt. CHP is en route to the area.

Vehicle Fire on Obyrnes Ferry Road

   UPDATE:  The person from the red car has jumped into a black car and left the scene. CalFire now has the fire contained. Southbound traffic on 108 is blocked.

Stanislaus National Forest opens roads and trails

   Despite the dangerous drought conditions, the Stanislaus National Forest has announced that they are opening many of the seasonal roads and trails as of April 15, 2015.

   They are cautioning people to be extra cautious when in the forest, to protect it from fire danger.

Blackwater guards get long prison sentences

  Yesterday the four Blackwater security guards who were charge with killing 14 Iraqi civilians in 2007 were sentence.

   The former guards received 30 year sentences for the killings, ending a dark chapter in US history.

Firemen rescure 8 ducklings from drain

Photos by
Foster City
Fire Department
   After 8 duckling fell 4 feet into a street drain in Foster City, firemen were called to rescue them.

Fire reported on Hwy 4

   UPDATE:  Fire is about a half acre in size, per first engine on scene.

Percy Sledge dies at 74

   Soul singer Percy Sledge has died in Louisiana of liver cancer. He was 74 years old.

   His most famous hit was "When a Man Loves a Woman" in 1966.

Ward Fire in Plumas National Forest

Photo taken 4/14/15 by
USFS
   As of 10 AM on April 15, 2015 the Ward Fire, which began on private land but escaped into the Plumas National Forest is now 80% contained.

    It has so far burned 157 acres and is the first Northern California wildfire we have covered in 2015. We are certain it will not be the last.

CHP: "Alcohol factor in Coulterville collision"

   According to CHP on April 14, 2015 James E. Atkins (29) of Moccasin was driving his 2004 Dodge Dakota pickup on Hwy 120 westbound at a speed unsafe for roadway conditions.

   As his pickup exited a curvature

Two vehicles end up in field in Patterson

   April 15, 2015 at 9:40 AM:  Two vehicles collided at Grayson Road and Cox Road in Patterson and both ended up out in a field.

   An ambulance and two tow trucks are en route to the scene.

Rocky Mountains welcome first Spring babes

The first baby bisons have arrived in Rocky Mountain Arsenal National
Wildlife Refuge in Colorado

Big Rig overturned near Vernalis

   April 15, 2015 at 8:30 AM:  A traffic collision between a van and a big rig hauling wine occurred on Hwy 132 near South River Road just outside Vernalis.  An ambulance is responding to the scene.

   The big rig with a 53' trailer is overturned blocking Hwy 132.  Reportedly the Astro van turned in front of the big rig.  Traffic is backed up. Avoid the area.