Monday, June 20, 2016

Injured dog on Hwy 99 in Salida

   June 20, 2016 at 10:25 AM:  An injured dog has been reported in the #1 lane on northbound Hwy 99 at Pelandale Avenue in Salida.

   Vehicles are swerving to miss the dog now. CHP is en route to the scene. Use extra caution if headed that way.

Angels Camp Police arrest Stockton man

   On June 19, 2016 the Angels Camp Police Department arrested Ray Yin-Flores  of Stockton at Hwy 4 and Angels Oaks Drive in Angels Camp.

   Besides have an outstanding warrants in another area for alleged felony Firearms violation and Participation in Street Gangs, Yin-Flores was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Providing False Identification to Officers, a misdemeanor.  

Over 1000 protest Baptist Church that praised Orlando shooting

   With over 1000 protesters outside, one with a megaphone, the Baptist Church in Sacramento where the pastor praised the killing of 49 people in Orlando, blocked cameras from the building.

    Some of the members of the church shouted back and waved insulting fingers at the crowd as they passed by, seeming to be in agreement with the pastors statements.

Illegal Shooting in White Pines

   On June 19, 2016 several residents in White Pines reported hearing illegal gunfire in the area and called the off-duty CHP for help. It was referred to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took no report of the incident.

Dalai Lama visiting Sacramento legislators

   With all the anger, violence, threats and harsh rhetoric coming from the right wing, tea party type racists from Trump on down, the Dalai Lama is hoping his visit to the California legislature will help bring peace.

   We wish him luck, but don't really feel there is any end in sight.

Suspicious activity at Black Bart Inn reported

   On June 19, 2016 a visitor at the Black Bart Inn in San Andreas called the Calaveras Sheriff to report suspicious activity, including concern for her safety and that off others.

   Apparently she made the Sheriff aware of kids hanging out and strange things going on, subjects hanging around the housekeeper, bringing male into room as she was cleaning another room, declining to report items stolen, requesting extra patrol and to forward to code compliance.  The Sheriff took no report.

Vandalism in Camp Connell

   On June 19, 2016 a resident on Sierra Parkway in Camp Connell reported vandalism to the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office.

   Their buildings, trees and even the asphalt had been spray painted. The Calaveras Sheriff took a report.  The answer is cameras. Put up cameras!!