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Local law enforcement officials shared details of recent arrests from the past week. A suspect recently charged with felonies stemming from other activities was arrested again Tuesday, Feb. 13, according to Calaveras County sheriff’s spokesperson Lt. Greg Stark. Chad Edward Northcott, 52, of Valley Springs, was contacted around 5:30 p.m. by deputies, who spotted him inside a local grocery store […]

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Details of recent arrests include a K-9-assisted arrest and a case that local law officials credit to a timely citizen’s call alerting them to suspicious activities underway. According to Calaveras County sheriff’s spokesperson, Lt. Greg Stark, deputies arrested one suspect for an attempted burglary in the morning hours of Feb. 7 and are still seeking another. It was just before […]

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Local law enforcement officials provided details of recent incidents, arrests, and traffic collisions resulting in injuries. Drugs and loaded guns were among items officers recovered during a probation compliance check in Angels Camp. According to Calaveras County sheriff’s officials, deputies and probation officers conducted a home visit around noon on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at the residence of Justin Reed, 44, […]

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Following a high-speed chase and crash, three suspects who attempted to flee deputies are facing multiple charges. According to Calaveras County sheriff’s officials, on Jan. 18 around 2 p.m. deputies attempted to conduct an enforcement stop of a vehicle for an expired registration along Highway 12 in Valley Springs, but the driver refused to comply and began attempts to evade […]

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Law enforcement officials and first responders have shared details of several recent incidents. Officer-involved shooting Calaveras County sheriff’s officials reported that on Friday afternoon, Jan. 19 in the noon hour, deputies were involved in an unnamed law enforcement activity in the 1000 block of Woodhouse Mine Road in West Point, and that they were able to contain the incident with […]

Law officials detail crashes, crime, arrests, other incidents of note



Last Thursday’s wintry mix triggered a rash of vehicle wrecks that were mostly of the non-injury kind, all due to unsafe speed in the icy roadway conditions. According to California Highway Patrol, San Andreas Unit spokesperson Jeremy Cooper, four collisions occurred during the morning drive time between 6 and 9 a.m. A solo driver suffered minor to moderate injuries in […]

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Local law officials report a mix of crime, incidents over holidays


In the early hours of the new year, Calaveras County sheriff’s deputies, dispatched in response to reports of a burglary and assault with a deadly weapon, arrested a suspect on numerous charges. According to sheriff’s spokesperson Chad Poortinga, upon the deputies’ arrival in the 3000 block of Burson Road, they located the victim, who had made the call and was […]

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Deputies make multiple arrests over the holidays


An alleged burglar, tracked down four days after an attempted theft, was arrested and booked on related charges at the Calaveras County Jail. According to Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) officials, the incident stemmed from a report initially made on Dec. 18 around 2:20 a.m. of a reported burglary in progress in the 6000 block of Cedar Springs Road in […]

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Weapons, drugs, assault arrests made


Local law enforcement officials shared the following details of recent arrests and other incidents. Following up on a report of a possible intoxicated driver in the area of Angels Food Market and Tractor Supply Co., Angels Camp Police Department (ACPD) officials reported that officers made a traffic stop that resulted in the confiscation of an illegal assault weapon and high-capacity […]

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Cause of death identified for missing hiker


Local law officials have shared the following details of recent case investigations, incidents and arrests. The Enterprise interviewed the Calaveras County Coroner’s Office regarding the determined cause of death for 66-year-old Ann Herford, a Michigan resident and visiting nurse-practitioner who was doing contract work at Adventist Health Sonora in mid-November when she embarked on a solo hike and did not […]


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