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Frankenfield’s drug house is busted

Photo: Gene Frankenfield (Facebook) ALTURAS – On June 5th a search warrant was served in the 600 block of Josephine Street as part of a collaborative effort between the Alturas


Temporarily Escaped Inmate Caused Excitement In Modoc County

Photo: Modoc County Jail MODOC – Modoc County is located at the northeastern corner of California. The Clear Lake Wildlife Refuge and The Modoc National Forest are in the sleepy


Illegal Grow in Modoc National Forest Eradicated

Photo: National Forest MODOC – In the National Forest, near Jess Valley, the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Forestry Service eradicated 3,367 marijuana plants being grown illegally.


Attempted Murder with a Golf Club

Photo: Eugene David Bell ALTURAS – The MCSO received a call of a physical assault. Turns out the assault was an attempted murder with a golf club. The victim named


Purdy and Girlfriend Run Away, but Don’t Get Far

Photo: Tanner Scott Purdy ALTURAS – This story begins in Lake County, Oregon. Last Monday morning the MCSO received a report that a 16-year-old girl had run away from her


Child sexual abuse investigation leads to arrest of Alturas man

John Hughes arrest photo (Credit: Modoc County Sheriff’s Department) ALTURAS // 57-year-old John Gregory Hughes of Alturas has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of child molestation. On October


Police Track Burglary Suspects to Oregon

Stock image (Source unknown) ALTURAS — On May 20th, Modoc County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested three suspects in connection to a home burglary on County Road 48. The burglary was initially

Lassen Modoc Sacramento

Poacher Busted For Illegal Trapping And Animal Cruelty

A resident of Courtland in southern Sacramento County pleaded guilty to poaching and skinning dozens of bobcats and gray foxes for commercial profit, the Lassen County Fish and Game Commission