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Deceased man found in the Fresno River

Maurice Snowden, 32, was found in the Fresno River at around 10 a.m. on February 3.

Around 5:30 p.m. on February 2, a Madera County Sheriff’s Sergeant, on routine patrol, stopped a vehicle in the area of Highway 41 and Highway 49 in Oakhurst after the driver made an illegal lane change and nearly caused a collision.

During the enforcement stop, dispatch advised the Sergeant that the driver, Snowden, had an active warrant out of Mariposa County.


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