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Tis the season for illegal fireworks

Photo: confiscated illegal fireworks It’s that time of year for illegal fireworks, as the CHP in Placerville reminds us – “Last night, our officers stopped a high speed vehicle on


Suspicious vehicle harbors thief and stolen property

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office came upon a suspicious vehicle and it resulted in an arrest – “As a deputy on patrol, you never quite know what you are going


Pair arrested – one in stolen car, one in casino

Photo: the stolen car The Amador County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after coming upon their car in a casino parking lot – “On 6/21/20, Amador County Sheriff’s Office deputies


MET serves search warrants in Blocksburg

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office details a report concerning the result of the recent service of search warrants in Blocksburg – “On June 17, 2020, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s


Two men Arrested for Catalytic Converter Thievery – Released at the Scene

Photo: stolen converters FREMONT — Two men were arrested on suspicion of catalytic converter thievery and illegal drug possession. However, they were immediately released with citations to appear in court,


Man Arrested Near Freeway while Nodding Out in His Car with a Loaded Handgun

Photo: gun and pipes BERKELEY — Sirclinton R. Nelson, 38 of Oakland, was nabbed while nodding out near a freeway ramp with a loaded handgun. Three meth pipes were found


Drunken trio arrested after allegedly discharging firearm

PHOTOS: Redding Police Department Originally published 5-27-20 by the Redding Police Department: “On May 27th, 2020 at approximately 12:12 A.M., Redding Police Officers were dispatched to two separate calls of


Man arrested after being caught with loaded firearm, brass knuckles

Originally published 6-11-20 via Facebook by the Wheatland Police Department: “On Tuesday evening, Officer Bastien stopped a vehicle for a mechanical violation and subsequently arrested 36-year-old Magalia resident Steven Mortensen


Man tries to burglarize unoccupied home

The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release concerning a residential burglary – “On 06-21-2020 at approximately 7:43 P.M. Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an in-progress residential


Five arrests in Wasco over a few hours

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office reports five different arrests over one recent night – “During the evening hours of Monday, June 15, 2020 and the early morning hours of Tuesday,