Friday, July 22, 2016

Quote of the Day....by Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart got mad and told Trump supporters that .."they can't take America back, because they never OWNED America!"

VW van blocking Hwy 120

   July 22, 2016 at 7:20 PM:  A VW van overheated and is blocking traffic on Hwy 120 off Old Priest Grade outside Jamestown.

    A tow truck has been dispatched to the scene. Be extra cautious until the roadway can be cleared.

Traffic collision in San Andreas

   July 22, 2016 at 7:15 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Treat Avenue near Turner Park in San Andreas.

   No injuries were indicated. Two CHP are at the scene.

Robert Kirk Andersen of Angels Camp

   On Monday July 11, 2016 Robert Kirk Andersen, who was 56, passed away peacefully at his home in Angels Camp.

   Kirk was born December 19, 1959 at Mark Twain Hospital in San Andreas to Robert

Vehicle collision near Bret Harte High School

   UPDATE:  A Calaveras Sheriff's Office deputy is involved in this collision. No injuries were indicated, except for a mentioned bloody nose.

Possible fire in Mokelumne Hill

  UPDATE:  Burning leaves were discovered. Now extinguished.  No burning is allowed.

Copperopoliis man arrested

   On July 21, 2016 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested Kenneth Allen Uhl (79) of Copperopolis at his residence on Main Street.

   Uhl was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Threatening a Crime wit the Intent to Terrorize, a felony, and then was released on cash bail.

Cause of the Baker Fire in Copperopolis

   Per Cal Fire the Baker Fire in Copperopolis, which has blackened around 60 acres, was caused by some type of equipment use.

   They are still mopping up this fire, but no further spread has occurred.

Collision in Rancho Calaveras

     CHP reports that on July 21, 2016 around 2:30 PM Cheryl A. Lindow (62) of Valley Springs was driving a 2016 Ford F150  on Cane Lane at 5-10 MPH in Rancho

Grass Fire in Ione

   July 22, 2016 at 11:25 AM:  A grass fire was just reported on 5 Mile Drive near Castle Oaks Golf Club in Ione.

    Air and ground units of CalFire are responding.

Store in Valley Springs burglarized

   On July 21, 2016 a store on Hwy 12 in Valley Springs reported  a burglary with items stolen.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office took a report.

Rickie Mae Fry of Burson

   Rickie Mae Fry passed away peacefully at home at the age of 80 on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 with her husband, sister and son by her side.

    Rickie was

Collision on Hwy 26

   July 22, 2016 at 8:30 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 26 at Archerdale Road in Linden.

    One vehicle has overturned, resulting in minor injuries. Be extra cautious if headed that way.

Motorcycle collision in Escalon

   July 22, 2016 at 8 AM:  A motorcycle collision has been reported on Hwy 120 near Carrolton Road in Escalon.

   A Harley Davidson hit a pick-up, resulting in major injuries. An ambulance is en route to the scene. Avoid the area if possible.

The adventures of Trumpty Dumpty


       Trumpty Dumpty, the ONE, says he's the savior of all,

       Trumpty Dumpty still says he'll

Motorcycle collision in Twain Harte

   Per CHP on July 21, 2016 around 9:50 PM Larry Evans (75) of Salida was riding his 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Hwy 108 near Sugar Pine Road in Twain Harte, entering a right curve

Baker Fire in Copperopolis

   The forward spread of the Baker Fire that was reported at Baker and School streets in Copperopolis just after 3 PM on July 21, 2016 was stopped by 5:30 PM with help from air and ground attack.

   At that time the total acres indicated burned was 60 and containment was 40%. Obyrnes Ferry Road was closed for awhile due to fire personnel in the area. The cause has not yet been determined.