Thursday, April 23, 2015

Arrest made in Copper Wire theft

   Stanislaus County Rural Crimes Detectives arrested 26 year old John Evans and 25 year old Shalene Wise, both from Modesto, as a result of their investigation into the theft

Loretta Lynch confirmed as Attorney General

   After what we considered was fairly light questioning, Loretta Lynch was confirmed today as Attorney General of the US.

   He ability to remain totally calm under pressure is probably her most valuable asset. We were impressed.

Burglary reported in Arnold

   On April 22, 2015 a burglary was reported to the Calaveras Sheriff by a resident on Tipton House Way in Arnold.

   The Sheriff's Office took a report.

School bus collision in Madera

   April 23, 2015 at 3:40 PM:  A school bus has had a collision at E. Olive and S. Gateway in Madera with 6 students on board.

   No injuries were reported. Three CHP are at the scene. Use caution if in that area.

Keep on filming the cops!!!

  It was a shocking thing to watch!  The video of a US Marshal here in California actually assaulting a woman who is trying to film them is so important.

   In this case, someone was filming a Marshal attacking a person filming, violently grabbing her phone and stomping on it, then kicking it.

   The woman attacked by the US Marshal intends to file a lawsuit!  Good for her. Take out your phones or cameras and keep on filming. It's our only protection against the cops!!!

Major Injury collision in Ceres

  UPDATE at 3:45 PM:  A tow truck has now been dispatched to the scene.

FedEx truck vs tractor in Modesto

   April 23, 2015 at 1:10 PM:  A FedEx truck and a tractor have collided at Dunn Road and Beckwith Road in the Modesto area.

   CHP is at the scene. It is blocking the roadway, so be careful if headed that way.


Suspicious persons or circumstances in Calaveras County

  On April 22, 2015 it was reported as suspicious that on Westhill Drive in Valley Springs a woman was screaming and a man was walking away. No report was taken by the Calaveras Sheriff.

   An officer saw a suspicious person and arrested him on local warrants on Hwy 4 in Arnold.

   A suspicious person was reported on St. Charles Street in San Andreas as a male hitting himself on the head. No report was taken.


Collision in Lodi area

   April 23, 2015 at 11:35 AM:  A collision has been reported between a blue Toyota and a black Honda at Harney Lane and Lower Sacramento Road in the Lodi area.

   CHP and Lodi PD are en route. A tow truck is responding. It isn't yet known if there are injuries.

Truck in Ditch in Jenny Lind

   April 23, 2015 at 11:30 AM:  A truck is reportedly in a ditch at Hwy 26 and Olive Orchard Road in Jenny Lind.

   It is sticking out into the roadway so be cautious until CHP can arrive and move it.

Burglary in Mountain Ranch

   On April 22, 2015 a burglary was reported by a resident on Michel Road in Mountain Ranch.

   The Calaveras Sheriff did not take a report of the incident.

Telephone line (copper wire) theft causes wide outage

   According to Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputies, a major AT&T line in La Grange was stolen by vandals sometime in the early morning hours of April 22, 2015.

   Per the report, large sections of telephone wire were taken,

Man staggering on Hwy 49

  UPDATE:  CHP has cleared the hazard.

Be careful if you are in the area of Hwy 49 and Deer Creek Road just outside Angels Camp. A man is reportedly staggering in and out of the roadway.

   CHP has been dispatched to the location.

Angels Camp City Council appears at Calaveras County meeting

   The City of Angels Camp Councilmembers are attending a Study Session at 3 PM on April 28, 2015 in San Andreas to address Calaveras County Transit, which serves both city and county residents.

   Brand new Supervisor Oliveira demanded a public

2016 Superbowl plans underway

   As you most likely know, the 2016 Superbowl will be played at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, home of the SF Forty-Niners on February 7, 2016.

   The City of San Francisco has plans to close off part of the City to make a Superbowl party area for fans.  We're sure that the 49ers hope to be in that game next year, just as we fans are.

Hwy 4 Ebbetts Pass and Sonora Pass Hwy 108 closed

   April 23, 2015 at 8 AM:  We just received notification that Caltrans has closed Hwy 4 Ebbetts Pass at Lake Alpine and Hwy 108 Sonora Pass at Kennedy Meadows.

   This is in anticipation of a snowstorm expected sometime early today and tonight. Rain is expected in the foothills.

Collision in Lockeford area

     UPDATE: Injuries are considered minor, per CHP. A tow truck has been dispatched.

Three men from Stockton killed in Hwy 50 crash

  Early Wednesday morning a wrong-way driver on Hwy 50 was killed when she struck head-on a truck with three men from Stockton inside.

   All three men,

No "opt out" of vaccination requirements?

  If the current bill requiring all children to get vaccinated to attend California public school passes, the "opt out" for personal beliefs will take a back seat to the belief that children who are not vaccinated puts others in danger.

   This was most evident due to the Disneyland measles outbreak, which affected nearly 150 people in several states.  The education committee passed the new bill in a vote of 7-2.

Three Burglaries in Valley Springs

   Items were reported stolen in a burglary on Hwy 26 in Valley Springs on April 21, 2015 in Valley Springs.

    Items were also reported stolen