The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has asked for help in identifying two men who spokeswoman Erica Stuart said took part in a “brazen weekend burglary” that left a 64-year-old Madera Ranchos resident injured when he attempted to confront them and was dragged by a car.
Around 1 p.m. Saturday, Stuart said a white, 4-door SUV — most likely a Chevrolet Blazer or Ford Escort model — parked at a home on Kensington Drive, roughly a mile west of Road 36 1/2.
Stuart said the owner of the home was in his shed at the time, and did not hear the SUV pull in. When the resident left his shed, he saw one of the suspected burglars — both white men in their 20’s or 30’s — carrying his air compressor, which he purchased years ago for $125, and confronted the alleged thief.
“He said: hey, what are you doing on my property, who are you,” Stuart said. “And it all went south from there.” ...