CHOWCHILLA POLICE REPORTS | Chowchilla | Merced Sun-Star

From July 13 through July 19, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to a total of 461 calls. there were 283 calls for service and 178 self-initiated calls. Forty-eight reports were taken. There were nine misdemeanor arrests and seven felony arrests made during the seven-day period. Following is a sample of the calls for the week…

Video: Burglars cut power to Madera home during break-in | abc30.com

MADERA, Calif. (KFSN) — Madera Police are investigating a frightening home break-in. A local family had barricaded themselves in a closet. They hid from several burglars that had cut the power to their home, then ransacked it. Right now investigators are still searching for additional suspects following one arrest. The family wanted to share this…

Madera sheriff now using social media sites | Local News | Chowchilla News

Sheriff John Anderson announced the Madera County Sheriff’s Office will begin using Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. All three sites are intended to provide a more timely method of issuing notifications. Anderson says the main purpose of the department’s Twitter account – @MaderaSheriff – is to better serve the public, keeping them informed with the most…

Police reports (7/23/14) | Crimes & Courts | Chowchilla News

From July 6 through July 12, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to 393 calls. There were 278 calls for service and 113 self-initiated calls. Sixty reports were taken. There were six misdemeanor and 15 felony arrests made during the week. The following is a sample of the calls. July 6 • A subject was arrested…