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‘Strange vehicle’ turns out to be stolen

Photo: Kayla Johnson MARIPOSA – A property owner spotted what they though was  a”strange vehicle” as it sat parked at a nearby empty property. The concerned property owner then called

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Mariposa County USD superintendent arrested for DUI, Battery

Photo: Robin Hopper MARIPOSA – On April 14, 54-year-old Robin Hopper, superintendent of  the Mariposa County Unified School District for the past five years, hit a utility pole as she

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Inmate walks away from fire camp, rearrested in vacant cabin

Photo: Joseph Speakman MARIPOSA – On March 1st at 4:20 am officers discovered that inmate Joseph Speakman had walked away from the Mount Bullion Conservation Camp. His last appearance had

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24-year-old accused of sexual relationship with 13-year-old

Photo: Miles Imamura MARIPOSA — On Friday, March 1, MCSO deputies arrested 24-year-old Miles Imamura on suspicion of engaging in a sexual relationship with a minor. Investigation revealed that Imamura was

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Father Charged in Death of 22-Month Old Son

Photo: Jesse Ashton MARIPOSA – After the death of his 22-month-old son, 21-year-old Jesse Ashton was arrested in his death. The suspect had made a 911 call on April 15

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Mariposa County Man Wanted for Fairgrounds Stabbing

File photo (Credit: Mariposa County Sheriff) MARIPOSA COUNTY — The County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout for 61-year-old Clifton “Poncho” Barnard, who is wanted in connection to a stabbing

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Search Warrant Leads to Arrest

Photos: Mariposa County Sheriff’s Department GREELEY HILL — 55-year-old Luis Pena of Coulterville is behind bars after being found to be in possession of weapons and an excessive amount of marijuana.

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Fifth Suspect Arrested in Gold and Gem Heist

MARIPOSA – A fifth suspect has been arrested for the theft of precious gems and gold worth $1.3 million from the California State Mining and Minerals Museum last year. Michael

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Man Arrested on Murder Charges in Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – One man is dead and another is in jail after a fight, possibly over a woman, in Mariposa County over the weekend. The Mariposa County Sheriff Department’s emergency