Thursday, May 26, 2016

10,800 Illegal marijuana seedlings on private land

     On May 26, 2016 members of the Calaveras Narcotics Enforcement Unit located and eradicated 10,800 marijuana plant seedlings from a rural private

Car vs. motorcycle in Tracy

   May 26, 2016 at 5:45 PM:  A car and a motorcycle have reportedly collided on Grant Line Road and Bird Road in the Tracy area.

   The car apparently crossed over and struck the motorcycle. An ambulance and two tow trucks are responding to the scene.

Woman dies in Riverbank area collision

   According to Modesto Police, at about 5:30 AM on May 26, 2016 officer responded to several 911 calls of a traffic collision involving two vehicles on Claus Road north of Milnes Road

Sign the RECALL petition for Supervisor Kearney

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Fire in Riverbank

  May 26, 2016 at 2:40 PM:  A grass fire has been reported on Hwy 108 and Patterson Road in Riverbank.

   Several engines are responding to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

Car runs into house in Jackson

   May 26, 2016 at 2:30 PM:  A driver reportedly lost control and ran off Kennedy Flat Road and into a house in Jackson.

   No injuries have been indicated Use caution if in that area.

Calaveras County paying $830 G's to other counties for Butte Fire

  On the May 30, 2016 Calaveras Supervisors agenda is an item to approve paying other counties for their assistance in the Butte Fire.

   The total amount is said to be $830,000 owed to San Joaquin County, City of Folsom, Stanislaus County, Sacramento County, Tuolumne County, City of Fresno, El Dorado County and Los Angeles County.

Pubic Access TV studio finally going to Calaveras County

  On the May 30, 2016 Calaveras Supervisors agenda is an agenda item donating the Public Access TV Studio to Calaveras County, after CCTV buys land under it from CCWD.

   Over the years there has been much controversy over who really should own the Public Access Studio and who owned the land, which was totally controlled by a small group for a long period of time.   Finally, it looks like the County will get full control of the building.

Handicapped vehicle placards abused???

  Last night on Channel 3 News there was a special about the problem with fraudulent handicapped vehicle placards being used in California.  There are many who need this benefit. However:

   There is an investigation ongoing

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Traffic collision in Oakdale

   May 26, 2016 at 10:45 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 and Wamble Road in Oakdale.

   Both vehicles will need to be towed. but no injuries were indicated. Be cautious until they can clear the roadway.

Traffic collision in Jamestown

UPDATE:  Per CHP no injuries were indicated in this collision.

Johnny Depp getting divorce

   Actor Johnny Depp is apparently filing for divorce from wife Amber, citing irreconcilable differences.

   They made a video apologizing for taking their dogs into Australia without permits recently.

Calf on Six Mile Road near Hwy 4

   May 26, 2016 at 7:10 AM:  A single calf has been reported on Six Mile Road near Hwy 4 in the Vallecito area.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can arrive and locate the owner.

Angels Camp Police make 20 Frog Jump arrests

    The Angels Camp Police Department, as always, was kept busy during the Frog Jump last weekend.

   On May 26, 2016 the PD reported they made 20 arrests during the 4 day event.

Two fatalities on Hwy 99 in Madera overnight

   At around 11:30 PM last night May 25, 2016 a semi and a car collided near the railroad tracks on Hwy 99 at the 16th Avenue offramp in Madera where one person did not survive.  This was cleared finally around 6 AM this morning.

  Then around 4 AM a pedestrian was reported on Hwy 99 near 7thAvenue in Madera and then that pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle. It isn't yet known why the man was on the freeway.