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Four people struck by vehicle after argument in Oakdale

OAKDALE, Calif. (KTXL) — The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said four people were hit by a vehicle in a parking lot Sunday night in Oakdale. The sheriff’s office two men who were arguing with a small group of people at Knight’s Ferry Recreational Area got in their vehicle and struct four people who sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Two people were treated by medical personnel at the scene and two others refused treatment.
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Strong Community Turnout For Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee

Tuolumne, CA — The downtown area was packed over the weekend during the 73rd annual Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee. It is a celebration of the town’s proud history and logging industry. The popular community event is now put on by the VFW Post 4748. It featured demonstrations, tug-of-war competitions, arm wrestling, a Saturday morning parade, children’s events, and many vendors.

$1,800 in stolen merchandise recovered from thief

Originally published as a Sonora Police Department Facebook post – “29-year-old Rafe D. Ramsey of Merced was booked on felony burglary charges after pushing out over $1,800 in merchandise from a local home improvement store. Ramsey fled the area in a 2010 Chrysler 300 before our officers could arrive at...

Dispute At Knights Ferry Recreation Area Turns Violent, Vehicle Hits 4 People

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An argument turned violent Sunday evening at a northern California recreation area where a vehicle struck four people in a parking lot. The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at Knights Ferry Recreation Area, which is roughly 30 miles northeast of Modesto on the Stanislaus River. In a statement posted to Facebook, officials noted that reports that over 20 people were injured were false. According to investigators, two men and a small group of other people were arguing in the parking lot early in the evening. Following the dispute, the two men got into a vehicle and drove into four people. Witnesses said the passenger in the vehicle brandished a gun. Two of the victims were treated by medical personnel at the scene while the others refused treatment. The victims’ injuries were described as “non-threatening.” No arrests have been made. The incident remains under investigation.

Information Released About Weekend Motorcycle Crash

Jamestown, CA– Traffic was impacted on Saturday morning after a Motorcycle crash with reported major injuries. The original story can be found here. The CHP has released details about the incident. On June 25th at approximately 9:00 am, a 40-year-old female from Jamestown was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Traverse eastbound on Highway 108, west of Rawhide Road. At the same time, a 58-year-old male from Sonora was driving his 2001 Harley Davidson Electra Glide, westbound on Highway 108, west of Rawhide Road.

Law Enforcement Activity In East Sonora

East Sonora, CA – There is plenty of activity at the Junction Shopping Center after an alarm at Umpqua Bank was tripped multiple times. The alert came into the Tuolumne Sheriff’s dispatch around 6:30 a.m. Sheriff’s spokesperson Ashley Boujikian tells Clarke Broadcasting that deputies cordoned off the Mono Way and Tuolumne Road entrances to the shopping center as they searched the area for any suspects. They then, over a loudspeaker, ordered anyone inside the bank to come out. When there was no answer, deputies entered the building.
Calaveras Enterprise

Calaveras lets ‘freedom ring’ with fireworks, parades for July 4

Despite ongoing Covid concerns, drought, and hot weather conditions, communities throughout Calaveras and the surrounding areas will celebrate Independence Day over the next week, with fireworks displays, parades, and gatherings. Here’s where to find fireworks and other fun for the holiday, as well as ways to celebrate safely. Fireworks.

Update: Motorcycle Vs. Vehicle Crash In Jamestown

Update at 11:05 a.m.: The CHP reports major injuries in this motorcycle versus SUV crash in Jamestown, slowing traffic on Highway 49/108. That person was flown from the scene to a Modesto hospital. The CHP reports that the two vehicles collided on the highway at the Rawhide Road intersection. They added that the rider was lying in the roadway along with the wreckage, blocking part of the roadway when first responders arrived. Officers were directing traffic for more than an hour as traffic was backed up.
L.A. Weekly

3 Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 108/49 [Jamestown, CA]

Eastbound Lane Blocked after Traffic Accident near Rawhide Road. The accident happened along Highway 108/49 near Rawhide Road around 10:20 a.m., on June 21st, where two vehicles collided for reasons currently unknown. Upon arrival, paramedics located three people who sustained injuries from the crash. Meanwhile, the collision resulted in the...