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Recent Crime News
Monday Aug 24 | via The Fresno Bee
A Mariposa man was booked on charges of felony hit and run and driving under the influence after a fatal collision with a bicyclist Sunday north of Mariposa, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP said Ruport Wayne Harrison, 72, was northbound on Highway 49 in a Ford F-150 north of French Camp Road when he struck a 63-year-old Merced man and fled the scene. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 11 | via KRON 4
A homeless man with a long criminal history was identified Tuesday as the target of a two-week-old manhunt for a gunman thought to have killed a retiree, taken people hostage and wounded Kern County sheriff's deputies. Benjamin Peter Ashley, 34, had been arrested several times in Central and Southern California, Sheriff Donny Youngblood said at a news conference. Comment?
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