Saturday, April 25, 2015

The best things about a rainy day...

   On this rare rainy day we find that the best things we enjoy in the rain is the wonderful smell of the forest, washed clean and given a much needed drink and  a warm fire in the fireplace.

   Another good thing about the rain is the fact that Calaveras KKK's don't like to go out from under their rocks in the rain because they are afraid they'll melt!

Two Chihuahuas on Hwy 99

  April 25, 2015 at 4:40 PM:  Two Chihuahuas were reported running down the edge of Hwy 99 at Acampo in the Acampo area.

   CHP is en route to the area. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Man arrested on Murphys Grade Road

  On April 24, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Eddy Marshall Botelho (69) of Angels Camp at his residence on the Murphys Grade Road for alleged Assault with a Firearm, a felony.

   Botelho was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Broken down vehicle at Toyon

   April 25, 2015 at 2:40 PM:  A vehicle that appears to be broken down is in the passing lane on Hwy 12 near Toyon.

   Apparently a man has the hood up and is looking at the engine.  Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.  CHP is en route.

Pickup rolls over in Ione

   UPDATE:  This was a major injury collision. The roadway is now clear per CHP.

  April 25, 2015 at 2:30 PM:  A red pickup rolled

Car hits tree near Volcano

   April 25, 2015 at 12:10 PM:  A car left the road and hit a tree at Pine Grove Volcano Road and Volcano Pioneer Road, just outside Volcano.

    No injuries have been reported, but be extra cautious in that area as CHP and a tow truck clear the roadway.

Collision in Mokelumne Hill

   April 25, 2015 at 12 Noon:  CHP is en route to a collision reported at Hwy 26 and Montgomery Road in Mokelumne Hill.

  No injuries were reported, but it is partially blocking the roadway so use extra caution until CHP can clear it.


Bruce Jenner: I am a woman!

   The world is talking about Bruce Jenner, who has now revealed publicly that he feels like a woman inside.

   What he intends to do next is unclear. The family of the past Olympian says they support his decision to go public.

Chevy runs off Murphys Grade Road

   April 25, 2015 at 10:55 AM:  A Chevy S10 has been reported running of the Murphys Grade Road near French Gulch Road just outside Murphys.

   CHP is en route to the scene. No injuries have been reported. Be cautious as CHP and other emergency vehicles will be in the area.

Grand Theft in Mountain Ranch

   On April 24, 2015 a resident on Green Ranch Road in Mountain Ranch reported that equipment had been stolen from outside the house, amounting to Grand Theft due to the value.

     The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report.

Trouble at the Car Wash

    On April 24, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office were called to the Sequoia Car Wash in Arnold, where a woman was reporting an assault and injuries.

   The deputy made an arrest in the incident, which was apparently a domestic dispute of some type.


Burglary in Burson

   On April 24, 2015 a vehicle burglary was reported by a resident  on Brandy Lane in Burson.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report.

Car upside down in Irrigation ditch

   April 25, 2015 at 9:50 AM:  A car was reported upside down in an irrigation ditch at Eight Mile Road and Rio Blanco Road near White Slough in Stockton.

   The driver got out ok and a tow truck has been dispatched.  Eight Mile Road will be closed in the area while they retrieve the car from the water.

Large Branch on Hwy 12

   April 25, 2015 at 9:30 AM:  A large branch has been reported in the roadway at Hwy 12 and Knoll Road in the Lodi area.

   Use caution if in that area. Caltrans has been notified of the need to remove the branch.

Car vs Embankment in Rancho Calaveras

   April 25, 2015 at 9 AM:  A solo vehicle reportedly hit the embankment at Silver Rapid Road and Hogan Dam Road in Rancho Calaveras.

   No injuries have been reported, but be cautious if you're in that area, as a tow truck will be removing the vehicle.

Hwy 99 and Charter Way underpass flooded

   April 24 2015 at 7 AM:  CHP awaits a Caltrans crew to pump the flooded water from the Hwy 99 and Charter Way underpass in Stockton.

   Warning signs are out that the roadway is closed temporarily due to the flooding.

Woman reported laying on Copper Cove Drive

   April 25 2015 at 6:05 AM:  CHP is en route to Copper Cove Drive near Feather Drive where it has been reported that a woman is laying face down in the roadway.

   No other details are available.  Use extra caution if headed for that area in Copperopolis.

Rain...Rain....Don't go away!!

   April 25, 2015 at 6 AM:  Rain will continue in Calaveras County throughout the morning, and we are all  glad to see it.

   Snow totals could be 8" in the upper elevations. Even better news!  Roadway flooding and branches down have been reported in various places, so drive carefully!

UPDATE: Poppy was adopted yesterday. My name is Poppy.....

and I need a forever home! Call 754-6509 or
email Her number is AO40411
and is sponsored by an anonymous angel.