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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

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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