Saturday, April 30, 2016

One vehicle in canal in Turlock

   April 30, 2016 at 4:30 PM:  A Ford pickup and a Ford Expedition reportedly collided at Morgan Road and Bradbury Road in Turlock.

   An ambulance and two tow trucks are responding. One vehicle ended up in the canal.

Tree down in Lockeford

   April 30, 2016 at 2;50 PM:  A tree has been reported down on Hwy 88 near Tully Road in Lockeford.

    Be extra careful in that area until it can be cleared.

Car hits gas can on Hwy 4

   April 30, 2016 at 1:50 PM:  A car has reportedly hit a gas can that was on Hwy 4 near Cedar Vista in the Forest Meadows area.

   No injuries were indicated but CalFire was dispatched because the can is smoking. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

'Neighbors from Hell' everywhere!

   On April 29, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office received two reports about an altercation between neighbors on Tanner Street in Murphys.

   As we've often been told, there are "Neighbors from Hell" everywhere and it has nothing to do with growing marijuana. The Calaveras Sheriff did not take a report.

Pine Grove woman arrested in West Point

   On April 29, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Michelle Lynn Alec (39) of Pine Grove at the Dun Rovin Mobile Home Park in West Point.

   Alec was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Robbery and Bringing a Controlled Substance into the Jail, both felonies.

Arrest in Valley Springs

   On April 29, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Clinton Robert Council (40) of Stockton on Gabor Street in Valley Springs.

    Council was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault with a Firearm on a Person, a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and First Degree Burglary, all felonies and for Destroying or Concealing Evidence, a misdemeanor.

Large tree down on Winton Road

   April 30, 2016 at 1:30 PM:   A large tree is reportedly down on Winton Road near Hidden Valley Road in West Point.

   They are trying to find a large enough chain saw to cut it up. Be extra cautious if in that area.

Chevy Tahoe takes out fence in Plymouth

     April 30, 2016 at 11:30 AM: A gray Chevy Tahoe reportedly took out around 50' of fence at Latrobe Road and Lorentz Road in Plymouth.

   No injuries were indicated. The property owner was notified and a tow truck dispatched to the scene.

Beautiful Spring day in Calaveras

This beautiful dogwood is blooming
in Ebbetts Pass!

CCWD touts White Pines meeting a success!

   On Thursday evening April 28, 2016 CCWD held a community meeting to present their plan for replacing an old pipeline in the area. Underhill attended the meeting.

   In their press release they used phrases like "contructive Q&A session", "excellent
questions" that 'fleshed' (yes, they wrote fleshed, not flushed) out considerations about events, a "healthy dialogue" and how to "stay informed".  We didn't hear it in exactly the same way.