Friday, July 15, 2016

Collision on Six Mile Road

  July 15, 2016 at 7:30 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Six Mile Road outside Murphys.

  An ambulance and CHP are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Car runs off Hwy 120 in Jamestown

   July 15, 2016 at 7 PM:  A car hit the bank and went down the grade at Hwy 120 and Old Priest Grade in Jamestown.

   An ambulance and tow truck are responding to the scene.

Man on Parrotts Ferry Road in Columbia

   July 15, 2016 at 6:05 PM:  A crowd has gathered around a man lying in the middle of Parrotts Ferry Road at Airport Road in Columbia.
   The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office has been notified. CHP is en route to the scene.

Traffic collision on Hwy 4

   July 15, 2016 at 6 PM:  CHP is in the clearing stage of a traffic collision on Hwy 4 at Milton Road below Copperopolis.

   A Toyota pickup lost control and crashed and blocked both lanes. An ambulance and tow truck responded to the scene.

Per CalFire: Four fires caused by negligent cannabis growers

   According to a press release just issued by CalFire four recent fires were traced to negligence in marijuana farming operations.

   The Mountain Ranch Fire was caused by illegal

Car into tree in Sutter Creek

   July 15, 2016 at 3:50 PM:  A car reportedly left Ridge Road and hit a tree in Sutter Creek.

   An ambulance and tow truck are en route to the scene. Be cautious if in the area.

RNC Rules Committee battles over right to change vote

   Even though the average Joe who votes doesn't realize it, what happens at the political party in the rules and platform committees affects everything.

   Yesterday, after going behind closed doors due to a deep divide,

Motorcyle collision on Hwy 108

  UPDATE:  Fortunately, no injuries were a result of this collision.

In the light of DAY in Calaveras County, TERROR???

  As most of our readers know, the Sierra Sentinel, its owners specifically and anyone who opposes shooting at Candyrock Quarry in Ebbetts Pass have been threatened with death

Big rig losing pipes on Hwy 99

   July 15, 2016 at 11 AM:  A big rig has been reportedly losing pipe from his load on northbound Hwy 99 near Hammer Lane in Stockton.

   Be extra cautious until CHP can locate the rig and remove the pipe from the roadway. So far no one has been injured.

Man reports theft--gets arrested

   Just after midnight on July 14, 2016 Tuolumne County Sheriff deputies responded to a call at Black Oak Casino where Joseph Hankins (25) of Sonora claimed items had been stolen from his car.

   After reviewing video surveillance tapes, it was determined no one had entered his vehicle, but police allegedly found weapons and ammunition and methamphetamine on his person at the Tuolumne County Jail, where he was booked.

Vehicle theft arrest in Douglas Flat

    On July 14, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Bradley Ray Shaw (34) of Douglas Flat, at his residence on Main Street.

   Shaw was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Vehicle Theft, a felony and for Receiving Stolen Property under $950 in value, a misdemeanor.

Sonora man arrested for marijuana sales

   On July 14, 2016 Angels Camp Police arrested Jimmy Ray Pasley (28) of Sonora on Hwy 49 near Deer Creek Road in Angels Camp.

   Pasley was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Possession of Marijuana for Sale and Selling Marijuana, both felonies.

Vandalism at White Pines Park

   On July 14, 2016 it was reported that the restrooms at White Pines Park in Arnold had been vandalized.

   With a long history of drug sales and abuse in the area, its not surprising. The Calaveras Sheriff took a report.

Deputy accuses Sacramento Sheriff of sexual harassment

   Sheriff Scott Jones has had court documents filed against him and against the Sacramento Sheriff's Office by a current deputy. Jones, a Tea Party fave, is now running for Congress against incumbent Ami Bera.

   The allegations go back to when Jones was a Sargent and the woman deputy was afraid of losing her job at the time.  The filing is also against the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office.

Tim Tebow denies he's a RNC speaker

   Despite the report yesterday that right wing football player Tim Tebow will speak at the Republican Convention next week, he denies it.

   He says it is just a silly rumor and he has no intention of being a speaker at the event.

Traffic collision on Hwy 4

   July 15, 2016 at 6:15 AM:  A car that reportedly ran off Hwy 4 as a result of an oncoming moving truck in his  lane, hit a rock in the field near Poole Station Road.

   No injuries have been indicated, but watch for emergency vehicles in the area.

84 dead in France, two Americans

  A father and son have reportedly been found to be among those 84 who have died as a result of the semi attack in Nice, France.

   They are the only two Americans identified so far in this shocking massacre. The driver was apparently from Tunisia.