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  1. Authorities: Suspects knew California stabbing victimRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 13 | My Mother Lode

    A man and woman arrested in the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old woman found by a motorist along a California road were friends of the victim, an official said Tuesday. Lizette Cuesta of Tracy identified the suspects before dying Monday at a hospital, Alameda County sheriff's Sgt.


  2. Calaveras County Sheriff's Office introduces Corporal Jim Moser and K9 NoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | My Mother Lode

    Through a lot of help from local friends a new public safety patrol in Calaveras County is now able to prepare for its impending street beat debut. Calaveras's sheriff's officials say a new K9 team in training, led by Corporal Jim Moser, an 11-year veteran with the department who also serves as a Field Training Officer, Impact Weapons Instructor and SWAT team member.


  3. Crash Ends With Truck Stuck On RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | My Mother Lode

    A solo-vehicle crash resulted in the driver being flown from the scene and his truck stuck on a rock on Monday during the evening commute. The wreck happened on Schaad Road north of Blue Mountain Road around 5:15 p.m. east of Wilseyville in Calaveras County.


  4. Supes Amend Cannabis Regs Contract, Comment On Don Pedro RelicensingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | My Mother Lode

    Arranging for further help in developing Tuolumne County's cannabis regulations and weighing in on the Lake Don Pedro Hydroelectric Project were addressed in short order by the supervisors Tuesday. Back in July of last year, the supervisors approved the signing of an agreement with SCI Consulting Group not to exceed $22,500 for professional services to help develop and enact the county's local marijuana regulations with scope covering 12 onsite meetings over six trips.


  5. The Latest: Some Californians ring in new year with weedRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2018 | My Mother Lode

    A law allowing the state's first legal retail pot sales went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Johnny Hernandez, a tattoo artist from Modesto, was celebrating New Year's Eve by smoking "Happy New Year blunts" with his cousins.


  6. Driver Sought In Truck Vs. Motorcycle CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A motorcycle rider was seriously injured after a crash on Highway 108 Thursday evening and now the CHP is seeking the public's help to identify hit and run driver. The wreck happened at 5:30 p.m. along the highway east of O'Byrnes Ferry Road.


  7. Drug bust following CHP stop on Highway 108 Jamestown Dec 1 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Eyeing a car with an expired registration tag, a CHP officer pulled it over and uncovered a huge stash of methamphetamine on two occupants. The traffic stop took place on HWY 108 near Montezuma Road in Jamestown recently.


  8. Modesto Woman Killed In Tuolumne Road CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The latest incident occurred on Tuolumne Road east of Westside Road, Saturday, at 1:25pm. The CHP reports that 73-year-old Jean Claire Simmons of Modesto was driving a 1999 Toyota Corrolla and she drifted off the road, overcorrected, and eventually hit a rock hillside on the north side of the road.


  9. Slick Roads And Alcohol Lead To CrashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The CHP reports the combination of wet roadway conditions and alcohol contributed to a pair of crashes yesterday in Calaveras County that resulted in major injuries. The first occurred at 3:45pm along Sunset Street near Russells Road in San Andreas.


  10. Traffic Stop Hits Pay DirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Take a look at the picture in the image box as it shows the score a CHP officer made when he pulled over a vehicle for equipment failure in Jamestown. On the scale is over a half pound of methamphetamine, which was found in the vehicle along with19 grams of heroin and packaging materials.


  11. Truck Stuck In Mud Lands Man Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The rainy weather along with a curious citizen's call to 9-1-1 help Calaveras County Sheriff's Deputies nail a driver for auto theft and trespassing. Deputies responded early this morning to a report of trespassers on a property in Paloma.


  12. Five Vehicles Involved In Calaveras DUI Crash: Ripon Man ArrestedRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A Ripon man was arrested for allegedly causing a five-vehicle wreck on Highway 4 near Hunt Road in Calaveras County. The CHP reports that 47-year-old David Michael Barnett was driving a 2002 Ford truck, pulling a boat trailer, and he drifted into the opposing lane of Highway 4. He hit two oncoming Harley Davidson motorcycles, resulting in four major injuries.


  13. Proposed Tuolumne River Plan Eyes Enhancing Don Pedro RecreationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Future recreation in the Lake Don Pedro and lower Tuolumne River areas may depend on federal regulators' buy in to a recently filed plan now awaiting review. As reported here , the Turlock and Modesto irrigation districts, which share rights on the Tuolumne River and ownership of the Don Pedro Project and reservoir powerhouse are deep within multi-year processes involving the re-licensing of Don Pedro Reservoir through the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission along with completing a first-time license deemed necessary by FERC to operate La Grange Dam.


  14. California school suspends boy for "terroristic" threatRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The parents of a 5-year-old boy in central California say their son's school suspended him for a day for allegedly making a "terroristic" threat when he told his teacher there was a bomb in his backpack. Sacramento television station KTLX reports Jackson Riley attends the Great Valley Academy public charter school in Modesto and was suspended for a day last month for "making terroristic threats against school officials."


  15. Wanted Man, Alleged ID Thief Caught During Suspicious Vehicle CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A deputy's hunch to check out a suspiciously parked U-Haul rental pickup early yesterday in which a man was hiding resulted his arrest on multiple charges and warrants. According to Tuolumne County Sheriff's spokesperson Sgt.


  16. Boating Accident Turns Fatal On Lake Don PedroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Calaveras County sheriff's officials are sharing the tragic news of a boat crash this weekend that claimed the life of a 45-year-old woman. According to the accident report, Saturday around 11:30 p.m., the sheriff's office received a call of a possible accident just north of the Fleming Meadows boat ramp on Lake Don Pedro in La Grange after the caller reported seeing two flares discharged over the water from Fleming Campground.


  17. Suspect Arrested In Lake Tulloch Stolen Boats CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Calaveras sheriff's officials say in the process of serving two search out-of-area warrants detectives were able to take into custody a suspect in a four-boat theft at a local lake. In the arrest, made yesterday, officials charged 29-year-old Justin Labass of Oakdale with grand theft, burglary, possession of stolen property and possession of ammunition by a felon.


  18. CHP: Deadly Labor Day, More DUI ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Local and state figures in from the CHP's Labor Day weekend Maximum Enforcement Period still show the holiday is as dangerous as ever on the roads. The concentrated focus on traffic enforcement began 6 p.m. Friday and continued until Monday at midnight.


  19. Caravan Lines Up At Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office In SonoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A local law enforcement caravan left this morning headed towards a ceremony that will honor the life of a former Tuolumne County Sheriff's deputy. We sadly reported earlier that Modesto Police Sgt.


  20. Major Injuries From Highway 4 Crash In Calaveras CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Three people were airlifted to hospitals in the Central Valley following a weekend head-on crash on Highway 4 near Forrest Meadows. The CHP reports that 61-year-old Donald Burns of Arnold was driving a 2013 Ford Escape eastbound on Highway 4 near Sunset Ridge Court when he reportedly fell asleep and drifted into the opposing traffic lane.


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