Monday, June 15, 2015

Mama snuggling her baby....cute! you too, Ma!

Big rig crossing Ebbetts Pass

   June 15, 2015 at 5:30 PM:  CHP was just notified that there is a big rig trying to come up the back side of Ebbetts Pass from Markleeville at Mosquito Lake.

   Fear they may get stuck on one of those steep, sharp curves.  CHP is en route to the area.

Vehicle over embankment in Pioneer

   June 15, 2015 at 4:44 PM:  A car has reportedly gone over the embankment at Hwy 88 near Raven Road in Pioneer.

   Several vehicles have stopped to try and help. Emergency vehicles are en route to the scene.

Fire in LaGrange

UPDATE at 4:55 PM:  From the air it is estimated that this fire is 20 acres in size at this time.

Police Chase Motorcycle on Hwy 4

UPDATE at 4:30 on June 15, 2015:  Angels Police are asking anyone with information of who the driver of this motorcycle was to please call their office.

Flag flies at International Space Station

Yes, the flag even flies at NASA's International
Space Station

UPS Big Rig and Van collide on Hwy 99

   UPDATE:  No injuries have been indicated in this collision.

   June 15, 2015 at 4 PM:  A UPS big rig

J E B is running for President 2016

   With his signs prominently displayed JEB! 2016, Jeb Bush announced that he is officially running for President.

   While many believed that Jeb is a nickname his mother gave him for some reason, it is actually just his initials, since his name is John Ellis Bush.

Fatal Collision in Coarsegold

   June 15, 2015 at 4 PM:  A traffic collision on Hwy 41 at Mecca Lane in Coarsegold resulted in one fatality.

   Witnesses reported that a white pickup nearly hit a transit bus head-on and then went off the roadway and hit a tree.   The name is being withheld until family is notified.

Man arrested at Lake Camanche

        On June 14, 2015 at 4 AM Calaveras Sheriff deputies were dispatched to 11700 Wade Lane at Lake Camanche campgrounds for a report of a man shooting a gun into the air.

Collision at Clements Fire Station

   June 15, 2015 at 3:45 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at the Clements Fire Station on Hwy 12 in Clements.

   No injuries were reported. CHP was requested to report to the fire station itself.

Fire near Placerville on Hwy 49

   June 15, 2015 at 3 PM:  Firefighters are battling a fire near Hwy 49 in the Placerville area. So far, it appears that 4 or 5 acres have burned.

   CalFire is attempting to encircle the blaze and bring it under control before it spreads.

Man on Fire at Mark Twain Hospital

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff on June 13, 2015 at around 3:30 PM a deputy responded to Mark Twain Hospital in San Andreas for a male subject who deliberately set himself on fire.

Victim found in Hughson house fire

   According to the Stanislaus County Sheriffs Office, shortly after midnight June 15, 2015 Hughson Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 3100 block of Berkeley Road, just outside the City of Hughson.

Trespassers treated like TRESPASSERS--Shots fired!!

      According to the Calaveras Sheriff's Department on June 13, 2015 at 3:40 PM, a Sheriff's deputy was dispatched to the 19000 block of Hwy 26 in Glencoe, to investigate a trespassing issue.

Collision in Modesto

   June 15, 2015 at 12:40 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Coffee Road and Claribel Road in Modesto, just off Hwy 108. A black Lexus and a brown Honda are involved.

   Injuries have been indicated. CHP and an ambulance are en route. Use extra caution if in that area.

DUI alleged in Copperopolis rollover crash

   On June 10, 2015 at around 11:45 PM, according to CHP, David J. Gomez (46) of Copperopolis was driving a 1992 Jeep Wrangler on Copper Cove Drive at

Stolen vehicle crashes in Wallace

     On June 9, 2015 around 2 PM Andrew Taormina (25) of Lodi was driving a 2014 Toyota that had been reported stolen as a car-jacking in Angels Camp, through Wallace at a high rate of speed.

Free Public Wine Tasting Business Mixer

   Tonight, June 15, 2015 at 5:30 PM there will be a business mixer at Mineral Winery on Dogtown Road in Angels Camp.

    The event is free and open to the public. It is being presented by the Angels Camp Business Association.

Vespa collides with bear

   On June 8, 2015 around 7:30 AM Tim Hutchison (58) of Camp Connell was driving a 2008 Vespa motor scooter on Boards Crossing Road,

USFS employee in Arnold collsion

   According to the CHP report, on June 1, 2015 around 4:30 PM Richard Castillo (35) of Camp Connell was driving a 1995 Honda Accord eastbound on Hwy 4

Calaveras Fair 2015 Sweepstakes

   The 2015 Sweepstake Winners for the 2015 Calaveras County Fair in the Baked Goods division were Suzie Durham and Kathleen Krantz.

  Congratulations to the two top winners!

Head-on Collision in Copperopolis

   According to CHP on June 14, 2015 at approximately 1:56 PM Sandra Hoffman (59) of Angels Camp was driving a 2014 Chevy Equinox northbound on Obyrnes Ferry Road in Copperopolis

Vandalism at County Office of Education

   On June 15, 2015 the Calaveras County Office of Education in Angels Camp reported that vandalism had taken place sometime over the weekend.

   Graffiti was apparently sprayed on a storage building on the property. Law enforcement responded and took a report of the incident.

Five injured in West Point Collision

   According to the CHP report, on June 1, 2015 at approximately 4:05 PM Brittany Stinnett (17) of West Point was driving a 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo eastbound on Hwy 26 east of Sandy Gulch Road

CHP report on Pool Station Road collision

   According to the CHP, on June 12, 2015 around 4:45 PM Anthony Bettencourt (51) of Vallecito was driving a 1992 Dodge Ram pickup northbound on Pool Station Road,

Abandon pickup found in North Fork area

   June 15, 2015 at 9:45 AM: An abandoned white Dodge pickup has been reportedly parked on Redinger Lake Road for three days.

   Inside is a crushed family photo and a note with a mans name on the dashboard and keys on the front seat. CHP is en route to the site.

Three vehicle collision on Hwy 99

   June 15, 2015 at 8:40 AM:  A big rig, a  white Chevy Cruz and a black Chevy Impala have collided on Hwy 99 at Arch Road in Stockton.

  No injuries have been reported, but use caution if in that area.

Rollover on Hwy 26

  June 15, 2015 at 7:10 AM:  A vehicle rolled over at Hwy 26 and Escalon Bellota Road in Linden, according to CHP.

   No injuries have been reported, but use caution as emergency vehicles are in the area.

SPI's Clear-Cut of Hermit Springs area

Yes, this is what our government is allowing our forest's to look like
from the air. Bare areas look small, but are approximately 20 acres in size.
   Thank you Mr. Emmerson.