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Man Suspected of Igniting Oak Fire in July of 2022 Pleads Not Guilty

Originally published 9-14-23 via Facebook by the Mariposa County District Attorney: “Edward Frederick Wackerman appeared in court this afternoon for arraignment with his court-appointed defense attorney, Ric Squaglia. Wackerman entered

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Mariposa County Man Arrested for Alleged Possession and Distribution of CSAM

Above: Stock Image Authorities in Mariposa County have announced the arrest of an area man for the alleged possession and distribution of child sexual abuse material (commonly abbreviated as CSAM).


Mariposa County Man Charged with Felony Crimes Against Animals

Originally published 8-10-23 via Facebook by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office: “Seven dogs; emaciated, tick & flea infested, dehydrated and kept on 1-2 foot chains/ropes. Six dogs; so badly abused


Mariposa County Man Faces Felony Charges for Alleged Animal Neglect

Originally published 7-28-23 via Facebook by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office: “Yesterday Sheriff Deputies arrested 25 year old Malik Nickelberry on felony charges of animal neglect, PC 597 and child


Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Announces Arrest of Wanted Domestic Violence Suspect

Above: Still image from bodycam footage of Kapumau’s arrest (All photos courtesy of Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office) Originally published 7-13-23 via Facebook by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office: “UPDATE:07/15/23 INCUSTODY


Mariposa County Man Arrested on Suspicion of Attempted Murder

A man from Mariposa County has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon in connection to a recent stabbing incident that left a victim


Mariposa Cemetery Vandalized

Photo: Damage to gravesites | Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office  Originally Published By: Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office “On January 15th, 2023, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of possible vandalism

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Call for safety and awareness on July 4th

Originally published as a CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Facebook post –  “MARIPOSA – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection would like to remind Eastern Madera and Mariposa County residents


Mariposa County cracks down on marijuana grow sites

Photo: some of those arrested Originally published by Mariposa County Sheriff via their Facebook Page.  Operation “Canna-Bust” “Illegal drug operations continue to plague our communities. Our office along with Mariposa


Tips from MCSO on 420 Day

Originally published as a Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post “Today is the day we bring you all the facts you need to consider before your celebrations begin. We told