Two Oakhurst men are behind bars following a short pursuit over Deadwood in rural Madera County late Tuesday. Canine tracked down one suspect and a sheriff’s deputy recovered an Uzi submachine gun.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Participants in the Madera County Sheriff’s Elder Orphan program will be contacted by phone starting today, according to Erica Stuart, sheriff’s office spokeswoman.
The Madera Rescue Mission has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the Fresno Regional Foundation through the Bennett Family Foundation.
Probation officers, working with a parenting program, aimed to make a merrier Christmas for their probationers and their families by providing gifts, activities and a lunch.
For the first time in his life, 6-year-old James Riché will be able to verbally tell his family “Merry Christmas” on the special day.
A 32-year old North Fork woman and her male companion face various charges in the stabbing of an Oakhurst woman, said Erica Stuart, spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff’s Office.
A Madera County resident interrupted a burglary in progress at her home, according to sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart.