Monday, May 8, 2017

Fired DOJ Yates says Sessions told her....

   In the hearings about Russian and Trump an clan today, the fired DOJ Yates was asked by a Republican what she did not stand up for the President in the Muslim ban. She had refused to defend the Executive Order and it was rejected as unconstitutional by 3 courts.

   She testified that when she was first in hearings to become confirmed that then Senator Jefferson Beauragard Sessions ranted at her, wanting to know if Obama gave an order that she felt was unconstitutional, would she say so.   She said YES, but that now Sessions wants her to back Trump, regardless.

Vehicle vs. Wall on Hwy 88

   May 8, 2017 at 2:50 PM:  A vehicle reportedly hit a wall on Hwy 88 near Panther Creek Road in Pioneer.

   CHP and an ambulance are en route to the scene. Be cautious if headed in that direction.

Rabies Warning to Pets and People

   The Amador County Public Health and Animal Control Departments is reminding residents of the foothills that rabies in wildlife continues to pose a risk to pets and people.

    Make sure your pets have their current rabies vaccinations and watch for unusual signs in wildlife, and do not approach them.

Traffic Collision in Jenny Lind

   May 8, 2017 at 2:25 PM:  A Toyota reportedly in a traffic collision on Milton Road at Jenny Lind Road apparently attempted to leave the scene, but ran off the road again.

   CHP and an ambulance are responding to the area.

Collision on Hwy 88

   May 8, 2017 at 11 AM:  CHP is at the scene of a collision at Hwy 88 and Baker Street outside Stockton.

   Ambulances are en route for broken bones and various injuries.  Avoid the area if possible.

Traffic collision in Rancho Calaveras

   May 8, 2017 at 9:55 AM:  A traffic collision has been reported on Baldwin Street in Rancho Calaveras.

   No injuries have been indicated, but be cautious if in that area.

Driver trapped in Volcano

   May 8, 2017 at 9:45 AM:  A driver is reportedly trapped between the door of his car and a tree on Gold Creek Trail in Volcano after attempting to jump from his moving car.

   Emergency personnel are en route to the scene.

Avery man Arrested

  On May 6, 2017 the Calaveras Sheriff's Office arrested William Brandon Ballard (36) of Avery at his residence on Moran Road.

   Ballard was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Attempted Rape by Force, Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Assault to Commit Rape, all felonies.

West Point man arrested for Assault

   On May 6, 2017 Calaveras Sheriff deputies arrested Donovan Herbert Albrecht (43) of West Point on Winton Road.

    Albrecht was booked into the Calaveras County Jail for alleged Assault with a Deadly Weapon, not a Firearm, Battery with Serious Bodily Injury, Injury to Power Lines and Threatening a Crime with Intent to Terrorize, all felonies.

At the San Andreas Animal Shelter...

Beautiful kitties like this one...  come visit!