Moke Hill father in HBO documentary arrested on child abuse charges

Scott Meyers, who was shown in an HBO special allegedly encouraging two of his young children to take the drug ecstasy, was arrested Wednesday at his Mokelumne Hill residence. Authorities from Sacramento and the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department arrested Meyers at 7 p.m. without incident, according to a statement released by Sheriff Dennis Downum. On March 28, an investigation was […]


GRADUATION: 7:30 p.m. Calaveras High School will hold its graduation ceremony at Frank Meyer Field. All guests must obtain a ticket from graduating seniors. Call 754-1811, ext. 5301 for more information. GOLF TOURNAMENT: La Contenta Golf Course in Valley Springs, the Mother Lode Council #10661 of the Knights of Columbus will hold their eighth annual four-man scramble golf tournament. Check-in […]

Jenny Lind fire district dedicates new HQ station

A little more than a year after construction began, the Jenny Lind Fire Protection District will dedicate a new fire station Saturday, June 15. Following a dedication ceremony at 11 a.m., tours of the facility will continue throughout the day at 6501 Jenny Lind Rd., near the inter-section of Highway 26. Members of the American Legion will raise a flag […]

VAN ROLLOVER CLOSES MT. RANCH ROAD: Ambulance and San Andreas Fire Protection District crews clean up an accident scene that closed Mountain Ranch Road for a short time Wednesday. Curley Rasmussen, 55, of Rail Road Flat was traveling east on Mountain Ranch Road when he tried to light a cigarette and the 1990 Ford van he was driving ran off the roadway’s edge. He overcorrected and the van overturned. The CHP said Rasmussen was cited for driving with a suspended license and for not having insurance. This was “another example of how smoking can be bad for you,” the CHP said. Enterprise photo by Mike Taylor

Louis Galileo Derivi

Retired diesel engine foreman Louis Galileo Derivi died Saturday, June 8, 2002 at Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas. He was born June 5, 1912 in San Francisco. He was 90. Mr. Derivi lived in Valley Springs for the past 30 years. He was a diesel engine rebuild foreman for the Sharpe Army Depot in Lathrop for 30 […]

Dixon (Dick) Johnson

Retired fire captain Dixon (Dick) Johnson died Friday, June 7, 2002 at his home. He was born Feb. 7, 1915 in Stockton. He was 87. Mr. Johnson retired in 1973 as a captain with the Stockton Fire Department after 30 years. He lived in Stockton until 1974 when he and his wife moved to Calaveras County where they managed Skull […]

Mildred Lucille Brown

Homemaker Mildred Lucille Brown died Wednesday, June 5, 2002. She was born Aug. 1, 1915 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was 86. Mrs. Brown moved to Los Angeles with her family at age 10. She married Neuman C. Pete Brown in the St. George Utah Temple in 1935. Together they resided in Oakland, Castro Valley and Modesto. After the […]

American Legion team begins season with a win

The Calaveras American Legion team, composed of Bret Harte High School baseball players, began the season Thursday evening with a 17-5 win at Galt. The team resumes action Saturday with a doubleheader at home against Tri-County. The first of two games begins at 11 a.m. at Bret Harte High School. For details, pick up a copy of Tuesday’s Calaveras Enterprise.

Monday, June 10

6:44 a.m., San Andreas – Woman requests assistance with a stray horse. 9:11 a.m., San Andreas – Threats made by soon -to -be ex -tenant. 10:20 a.m., San Andreas – Detective requested for suspicious circumstances at Gold Strike High School. 10:41 a.m., Murphys – Complaint of loud music. 12:43 p.m., Big Trees – Lost wallet reported. 1:22 p.m., Dorrington – […]