Thursday, December 29, 2016

Gary "Ramie" Corley of Angels Camp

    Gary "Ramie" Corley, son, brother, father, grandfather and fried, died on December 15, 2016 at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton.  He was 54.

   Born in

Jenny Lind shooting Victim ID'd

   The man who was killed after a quarrel on Scenic Valley Drive in Jenny Lind on December 28, 2016 has been identified.

   According to the Calaveras Sheriff, his name is Jeremiah Nathaniel James (31) of Jenny Lind. The shooter is in Calaveras County Jail for alleged manslaughter, a felony.

Collision in Jamestown

   December 29, 2016 at 12:40 PM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 108 near Rawhide Road in Jamestown.

   No injuries have been indicated, but be cautious if headed that way.

Traffic collision in Arnold

   December 29, 2016 at 12:05 PM:   A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 4 at Blagen Road in Arnold.

   No injuries have been indicated.  CHP is en route to the scene.

Sierra Hope gets donation for AIDs patients

   Sierra Hope, a Tuolumne and Calaveras counties organization who helps assist AIDS patients with access to healthcare, received a grant from the Calaveras Community Foundation.

   This particular grant of $1000 is to assist with their food pantries.


Llamas on Hwy 49 in San Andreas

   December 29, 2016 at 11:55 AM:  Two llamas have been reported on Hwy 99 at Nielson Road in San Andreas.

   CHP is responding to the scene. Be extra cautious in that area.

El Dorado Savings being evacuated in San Andreas

    UPDATE:  Authorities were unable to locate gas problem.

Traffic collision in Camp Connell

  UPDATE:  CHP has told Calaveras County Public Works that all of Moran Road needs to be sanded due to ice.

Trump tries to dump foundation--NY won't allow

Trump tries to blow up foundation
just like his hair??
   After the Trump Foundation was exposed as potentially violating non-profit and Federal law, Donald Trump has announced he is shutting it down to avoid an investigation.

   NY Attorney General says NOT SO FAST!  You cannot close it down to avoid an investigation. The investigation will continue and the Foundation must stay open until it is completed.

Valley Springs man arrested for alleged manslaughter

   On December 28, 2016 Calaveras Sheriff's deputies arrested Jason Robert William McVey (36) of Valley Springs at his residence on Scenic Valley Drive.

   McVey was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Voluntary Manslaughter, being Felon with a Firearm and for Possession of Prohibited to Own Ammunition, all felonies.

Deputy and pregnant woman run off Mountain Ranch Road in ice- Avoid the area

  UPDATE:  Per CHP the Calaveras Sheriff deputy's name is N. Riviera, who suffered minor injuries when her patrol vehicle rolled into a creek

CHP at scene with injured dog

   December 29, 2016 at 8:15 AM:  CHP and another driver are now at Hwy 99 near Briggsmore Avenue in Modesto with an injured large black dog.

   Animal Control has been notified.  Be cautious if in the area.

Black ice causes sliding off road in Fiddletown

   December 29, 2016 at 7:05 AM:  A vehicle reportedly slid off Fiddletown Road near Burnt Wheel Farm Road just outside Fiddletown.

   No injuries were indicated, but be cautious as a tow truck recovers the vehicle.

Traffic collision in Pine Grove

   December 29, 2016 at 7 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Hwy 88 at Tabeau Road in Pine Grove.

   An ambulance and CHP are responding to the scene. The westbound lane is blocked due to the fire department rescuing the driver who is hanging upside down after his Jeep overturned.

Shooting death in Jenny Lind

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office reports that on December 27, 2016 at approximately 11;55 PM they responded to the Calaveras Consolidated Fire Station in Jenny Lind for a gunshot victim.

Debbie Reynolds dies of stroke

   Singer and actress Debbie Reynolds has died of a stroke, after being notified of the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher one day earlier.

   Reynolds has one son, Todd Fisher, still living. Reynolds was 84.