Saturday, September 24, 2016

Two arrested in Vallecito

   On September 20, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Tara Jean Gamblin (25) of Angels Camp on Vallecito Bypass Road in Vallecito.

   Gamblin was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Possession

Traffic collision on Hwy 4

   September 24, 2016 at 4 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 near Stallion Way outside Angels Camp.

   An ambulance and tow truck are en route to the scene. Be extra cautious if headed in that direction.

Motorcycle collision in Volcano

  UPDATE at 4 PM:  Per CHP only minor injuries resulted from this collision.

 September 24, 2016 at 3:15 PM:  A motorcycle

Overturned vehicle at Utica Dam


   UPDATE at 3:10 PM:  Four CHP are still at the scene of this crash.

    September 24, 2016 at 1:25 PM: A vehicle overturned

Bell Fire in Amador County

   The Bell Fire, which started on started on September 23, 2016 around 1:15 PM reached 45 acres, but is now 75% contained.

   Forward progress has now been stopped, but traffic was backed up while fire crews worked to contain the fire near Hwy 49 and Bell Road near Plymouth.

Letter to the Editor: Native Americans fight for land rights

   Dear Editor:

   I've been following the gathering of Native American tribes in the land where the oil companies want to plant pipelines.

   Did your readers know that in Bush's regime,

Collision in Plymouth

   September 24, 2016 at 12:05 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported at Hwy 49 and Hwy 16 in Plymouth involving a Toyota and a GMC pickup.

   No injuries have been indicated. Be cautious if headed that way.

Mini-van rolls over Hwy 99 center rail

   September 24, 2016 at 12 Noon:  A mini-van has reportedly taken out about 40' of center divide guard rail and rolled over into the incoming lanes of Hwy 99 at the Kiernan Avenue exit in Salida.

   An ambulance and CHP are en route to the scene. Be cautious if in the area. Caltrans has also been notified.

Alleged Sex Offender arrested in West Point

   On September 21, 2016 Daniel Ray Calderon (27) of Modesto was arrested by Calaveras County Sheriff's deputies on John Eaph Trail in West Point.

   Calderon was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Failing to Register as a Felony Sex Offender, Violation of Probation and Prohibited to Own Ammunition, all felonies and for Obstruction or Resisting Arrest, a misdemeanor, in addition to an outstanding warrant.

Three arrested in Copperopolis

   On September 15, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested three people at a residence on Littlejohn Road in Copperopolis.

    Kimberly Ann Hubbard (41) of Copperopolis

Employee Embezzlement alleged by District Attorney

   On September 15, 2016 the Calaveras District Attorney arrested Phillip Daniel Godoy (31) of Copperopolis, at the Calaveras Sheriff's Office.

   Godoy was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Embezzlement by an Employee over $400 and for Grand Theft by a Servant over $950, both felonies.

Angels Camp resident arrested

   On September 15, 2016 Angels Camp Police arrested Randall Ryan Johnson (59) of Angels Camp on Bret Harte Drive at Hwy 49.

   Johnson was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, Infliction of Corporal Injury on a Spouse and Burglary, all felonies, and for Disorderly Conduct due to Alcohol, a misdemeanor.

Two Modesto residents arrested for alleged Human Trafficking

     Two Modesto residents were arrested by Calaveras Sheriff's deputies on September 14, 2016, one in Yuba County and the other at ICE.

    They were both charged with Human Trafficking, Kidnapping, Battery,

Corporal Injury on Spouse alleged in Angels Camp

   On September 12, 2016 Angels Camp Police arrested Regina Celeste Macedo (51) of Redwood City on Selkirk Road in Angels Camp.

   Macedo was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse, a felony.

Arrest at Turner Park

   On September 11, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Maxwell Allen Gillette (40) of San Andreas, at Turner Park in San Andreas.

   Gillette was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Possession of a Controlled Substance in Prison, a felony, along with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.

Murphys man arrested for alleged Threats

   On September 10, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Ronald Andrew Belmont (45) of Murphys at his residence on Hilltop Circle.

   Belmont was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Threatening a Crime with the Intent to Terrorize, a felony.

Valley Springs woman arrested for alleged threats

     On September 8, 2016 Juliann Marie Eddie (35) of Valley Springs was arrested by Calaveras County Sheriff's deputies at her residence on Myrtle Street in Valley Springs.

   Eddie was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for allegedly Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse and for Threats with Intent to Terrorize, both felonies

Traffic collison in Sonora

   September 24, 2016 at 7 AM:  A solo vehicle collision has been reported on Hwy 108 at Washington Street in Sonora.

   Minor injuries were reported and some Caltrans was notified of rail damage. A tow truck is en route to the scene.

Back to summer weather

   The National Weather Service reports that we will have heat in the 90's today and possibly through Tuesday.

   The cool down was nice while it lasted. Now we need rain (and snow)!!