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Bus allegedly dumps sewage in storm drain

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A Southern California tour bus driver may face felony charges for releasing raw sewage from his charter service vehicle in an Oakhurst parking lot.

Madera County Sheriff’s deputies made arrangements to question the driver after the bus and driver were located later Monday in Yosemite National Park.

According to statements, the driver of the charter bus let out his 22 passengers in the Raley’s Shopping Center before driving across the street, parking near the entrance of the U.S Post Office, and reportedly emptying his vehicle’s waste tank into a storm drain the feeds into the Fresno River.

The Sheriff’s Office was contacted about the allegation shortly after 9 a.m., following the departure of the bus...


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