Monday, May 23, 2016

Overturned car in Sonora

   May 23, 2016 at 3:45 PM:  A solo vehicle has reportedly overturned off Hwy 49 near Jack Page Road just outside Sonora.

    The driver hit a deer first. A tow truck and CHP are en route to the scene.

SierraSentinel.com poll coming

   In the next few days we will be conducting our usual random telephone poll in Calaveras County, for both the two Supervisorial seats and for Measure A, which are on the ballot in the June primary.

   We should be posting it on Sunday, May 30, 2016. Should be interesting to see where everything stands just before the primary.

Fire near Soledad grows

   The Metz fire that started on May 22, 2016 near Soledad in Monterey County, has burned over 3800 acres.

   It is currently reported to be 40% contained.

Fatal Traffic collision outside Linden

   UPDATE at 10:30 AM:  Per CHP the person injured in this collision did not survive.

  UPDATE:  Major injuries

Traffic collision in Vallecito

   According to CHP on May 21, 2016 around 1:30 PM Jason Belche (40) of Ione was driving 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Hwy 4 near Main Street in Vallecito, westbound at an unknown rate of speed.

    Per CHP, due to his intoxicated state,

CHP arrest Roseville man

  On May 22, 2016 around 4:23 PM California Highway Patrol arrested Kyle Matthew Lydem (24) of Roseville on Hwy 12 in Clements.

   Lydem was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Evading a Police Officer with Disregard for Public Safety and Evading a Peace Officer, both felonies and for Reckless Driving on a Highway and Driving without a license, misdemeanors, and released on bond.

CHP arrest man for alleged Evading Police

   On May 22, 2016 the California Highway Patrol arrested Ryan Dexter Lacy (26) of Antelope on Hwy 12 in Burson.

   Lacy was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Evading Police, a felony and for Reckless Driving on a Hwy, a misdemeanor.

Valley Springs man arrested for alleged Kidnapping

    On May 22, 2016 around 2:35 PM Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested James Patrick O'Connell (31) of Valley Springs, at his residence on Alder Street.

    O'Connell was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Kidnapping, False Imprisonment with Violence and Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse, all felonies, along with outstanding warrants.

Arnold man arrested

   On May 22, 2016 around 8 PM Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Paul Geoffrey Mandell (71) of Arnold, at his residence on Valley View Drive.

   Mandell was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly having Prohibited to own Ammunition, etc., a felony.

Dorrington man arrested at Calaveras Fairgrounds

   On May 22, 2016 around 6:50 PM Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Darrell Anthony Hale (41) of Dorrington at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds.

   Hale was booked for alleged Violation of Parole, a felony and for Disorderly Conduct due to Alcohol, a misdemeanor.

Sonora man arrested at Calaveras Fairgrounds

   On May 22, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Paul William Fowler (41) of Sonora at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds.

   Fowler was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft, Grand Theft and Battery with Serious Bodily Injury, all felonies and for Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and Obstructing or Resisting a Peace Officer, both misdemeanors.

Murphys man arrested

   On May 22, 2016 around 12:50 PM the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Casey Alan Challen (41) of Murphys on Main Street in Murphys.

   Challen was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Infliction of Corporal Injury on a Spouse, a felony, and was then released on bond.

Angels Camp Police arrest 3 for felony violation of parole

   On May 21, 2016 around 11:30 PM the Angels Camp Police Department arrested three men on Hwy 49 near Monte Verda Street.

   Aaron D. Kaufmann (28) of Sonora was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged felony Violation of Parole.  Robert Allan London (53) of Stockton was booked for alleged Violation of Parole, a felony and for DUI and DUI of .08 both misdemeanors and Abel Taguinod, Sr. ( 53) of Stockton was booked for alleged Felony Violation of Parole.