The Madera County Sheriff’s Department reported the following incidents.
6:57 a.m. — Deputy was dispatched to the 26000 block of North Chowchilla Boulevard for a report of a commercial burglary. When deputy arrived it was learned that someone forced their way into a locked door of a building and took a blue Yamaha ATV that was inside the building. A person of interest is an ex-employee who was terminated several months ago
3:21 a.m.. — Deputy responded to the 22000 block of Road 19 1/2 in Chowchilla regarding a suicidal subject. One male was contacted and placed on a W&I 5150 hold.
6:10 p.m. — Deputies responded to the 10000 block of Lanesbridge Drive regarding a juvenile resident of a group home that assaulted another resident. The suspect was arrested for a misdemeanor battery and transported to Madera County Juvenile Hall for processing. The report
was forwarded to Juvenile Probation for review.
7:54 p.m. — Deputies were dispatched to the 46000 block of Lucky Lane regarding a theft. It was determined a guest had stolen money approximately $320. from an employees money bag. The subject and his wife were tracked down and agreed to give the money back. A report was made for documentation only.
4:01 p.m. — Deputies responded to the 16000 block of Austin Street in Madera regarding a trespassing and possible robbery. It was established after an investigation that a subject was attempting to burglarize and rob individuals and residence in the area. The subject was found positively identified by a witness and victim and was arrested for attempt of robbery and trespassing.
4:39 p.m. — Corporal was dispatched to the 34000 block of Douglas Ranger Station Road in Madera regarding a lost or stolen firearm. A case file was pulled and the firearm was entered into the NCIC as lost or stolen. The case was close.
8:18 p.m. — Deputy attempted to conduct a vehicle stop in the area of Cleveland Avenue and Tulare Street in Madera. Driver failed to yield and led deputies on a pursuit. California Highway Patrol.
Took over the pursuit and eventually stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver. A report was written and forwarded to California Highway Patrol.
6:39 a.m. — Deputy was dispatched to the area of Avenue 11 and Highway 145 in Madera regarding a suspicious vehicle pulling over vehicles. An arrest was made and a case report was written. The case was forwarded to the Detectives Division for follow up.
The case was also forwarded to the Madera County District Attorneys Office for charges to be filed.
6:37 p.m. — Deputies responded to the 37000 block of Berkshire Drive in Madera regarding a domestic disturbance. An investigation was conducted and both parties were booked into the Madera County Department of Corrections. The case was forwarded to the Madera County District Attorneys Office for charges to be filed.
9:16 a.m. — Deputy conducting a patrol check in the area of Road 12 north of Avenue 14 in the Fresno River, discovered a stolen partially stripped and burned vehicle. The vehicle was reported by the responsible owner to Madera Police Department on January 5, 2019. No evidence was located at the scene due to burned prior to rain. The vehicle was towed and stored by Central Valley Tow.
8:44 a.m. — Deputy was dispatched to the 16000 block of Fairview Street in Madera for a report of a scam. A deputy contacted the victim telephonic and learned the victim had sent $7,350 in Google Play gift cards to individuals claiming to be from Pay Pal. The case was forwarded to Detectives.
8:35 p.m. — Madera Police Department requested a deputy to respond to the 300 block of South B Street regarding a subject found deceased in their home. The decedent was removed from the scene by mortuary services. A report was written and forwarded to the Chief Coroner for review.