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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


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.


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


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


Three Suspects Arrested for Robbing State Mining and Mineral Museum

MARIPOSA – Three men who allegedly stole around $1.3 million worth of precious gems and gold from the Mining and Minerals Museum nearly two months ago were arrested. Edward Rushing

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Female Prison to be converted to Male facility

One of the biggest topics of discussion in the city of Chowchilla this year was whether or not one of its prisons for women will be converted over to house