Friday, May 27, 2016

91 acres burn in Butte County

   May 27, 2016:  A fire that started around 1:45 PM grew to 91 acres before being controlled by CalFire crews.

   It was near Bangor, on Laporte and Dunstone Roads and was named the Dunstone Fire.

Fire at Don Pedro

Tuolumne County Sheriff's photo
   This fire at the Don Pedro recreation center was just one of the calls for CalFire and Tuolumne firefighters yesterday, May 26, 2016.

   This building was a total loss. An investigation is being conducted as to the cause of the fire.

Plane crash lands in Groveland

Tuolumne County Sheriff photo
   May 27, 2016 at 3 PM:  The Tuolumne County Sheriff reports that a small plane crashed into a wall while attempting to land at the Groveland Airport around 1:30 PM.
   The pilot was taken to the hospital with an ankle injury.

Traffic collision in MarVal lot

   May 27, 2016 at 1 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported in the parking lot of MarVal at Hwy 26 and Hwy 12 in Valley Springs.

   No injuries were indicated. CHP is at the scene.


Somebody get Trump a FLY-SWATTER!!

  At yesterdays rally, Donald Trump was not even aware that a fly was using his stiff hair as a landing strip.

  Someone should get the man a fly-swatter. (Oh, he should  hire someone to swat his flies, sorry)

Trees, Inc. crews not welcome!!

   On May 27, 2016 a resident ordered a Trees, Inc crew to leave the property and as usual the Trees, Inc. people called the Sheriff.

    Trying to get the homeowner in trouble, the crew reported hearing shots fired.  If people don't want all their trees cut down, leave them alone, PG&E!! No report was taken of the incident by the Calaveras Sheriff.

Vehicle collision in Sonora

   May 27, 2016 at 11:30 AM:  A vehicle collision has been reported on North Washington Street near the high school in Sonora.

   Emergency personnel are responding to the scene Be extra cautious if in the area.

Trespassing arrest on Love Creek in Avery

   On May 26, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested New Leif Flows Like a River Jarvie (40) of Arnold with no known address, on Love Creek Road in Avery.

   Jarvie was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Trespassing and refusing to leave the property, a misdemeanor, and was released with a Citation.

Rhonert Park man arressted in Rancho Calaveras

   On May 26, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Jasson John Burt (49) of Rhonert Park on Hwy 26 at Vista Del Lago in Rancho Calaveras.

   Burt was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Bringing a Controlled Substance into the Jail, a felony and for Controlled Substance Paraphernalia, Possession of Concentrated Cannabis, misdemeanors and for an outstanding warrant.

Arrest for talking to Prisoner

   On May 26, 2016 around 12:30 AM Angels Camp Police arrested Emily Lucienne Cote (25) of El Sobrante on Six Mile Road outside Murphys.

   Cote was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Unauthorized Communication with a Prisoner, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Narcotic, Controlled Substance and Possession of Unlawful Paraphernalia, all misdemeanors, and was released with a Citation.

Hit and Run collision in San Andreas

   May 27, 2016 at 9:40 AM:  A hit and run collision has been reported on Mountain Ranch Road just past the hospital in San Andreas. No injuries were indicated.

   Apparently a white Dodge Ram was hit by a silver Dodge pickup which fled eastbound on Mountain Ranch Road.  CHP is at the scene.

Roll of carpet on Hwy 120 in Jamestown

   May 27, 2016 at 8:40 AM:  A roll of carpet that apparently fell out of someone's truck is reportedly in the roadway at Hwy 120 and Old Priest Road in Jamestown.

   Be extra cautious if headed in that direction until CHP can clear the lanes.

Council of Governments holding June meeting

  On June 1, 2016 the Calaveras Council of Governments will hold their June meeting at the Board of Supervisors chambers in San Andreas

   Their agendas are intentionally vague but there is a mid year report by the Calaveras Public Works department listed. There is also a report on a Closed Session that they held on May 4, 2016. We are not familiar with this item.