Saturday, November 14, 2015

Disturbance at Poker Flat Homeowners Association meeting

   On November 13, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office was called out due to a disturbance at the Poker Flat Homeowners Association meeting on Poker Flat Road in Copperopolis.

   We don't have details of this disturbance, but Poker Flat has had some ongoing issues with docks among other problems. The Calaveras Sheriff took no report.

Copperopolis man arrested for attempted murder

   On November 14, 2015 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested John Mark Merritt (60) at his residence on Iroquois Circle in Copperopolis.

   Merritt was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Attempted Murder. An investigation continues.

Amador County LAFCo to meet about Jackson Rancheria

   At the November 19, 2015 Amador County Local Agency Formation Commission meeting in Jackson, the agenda has a public hearing regarding Jackson Rancheria.

   The meeting begins at 6 PM and the purpose is the reorganization of the Jackson Rancheria to move to be under the City of Jackson.

Black ice on Hwy 26 causes collision

   November 14, 2015 at 8:50 AM:  An overturned SUV on Hwy 26 at Barney Way in West Point has been reportedly caused by black ice on the roadway.

   Minor injuries have been indicated in this incident. The vehicle is partially blocking the roadway. Use caution if headed that way.

Semi and Honda Civic collide in Acampo

   November 14, 2015 at 8:40 AM:  A 48' semi truck with two flat bed trailers and a Honda Civic collided on Hwy 99 southbound at Collier Road in Acampo.

   The big rig driver has pulled off and has gone back to the Civic. CHP is en route. No injuries have been reported.  Be careful in that area.

Injured deer on Hwy 120

   November 14, 2015 at 8:35 AM:  An injured deer has been reported on Hwy 120 at Golden Arrow Drive in Groveland.

   Use extra caution until CHP can arrive and dispatch the poor thing.

Sawicki reports on Butte Fire weekly, but says NOTHING???

  Mary Sawicki, department head of Health and Human Resources, has been required to make public oral reports to the Calaveras Supervisors weekly on the Butte Fire.