Woman killed when freight train crashes into truck | Fresno Bee

A freight train struck a pickup in Madera County, killing one woman, according to Madera County Emergency Medical Services officials. The crash occurred about 4:40 p.m. Friday when the truck went over one railroad track and the driver apparently failed to see a second oncoming train. She was the only person inside the pickup. Paramedics…

Madera Police Officer attempted to make a vehicle stop then 13 rounds were fired at the Police Officer’s Vehicle hitting it 3 times | City of Madera Police Department

On October 23, 2016, at 0434 hours a Madera Police Officer attempted to make an enforcement stop on a Mazda SUV traveling west on Howard Road at Schnoor Avenue. The vehicle failed to stop and led the officer on pursuit. When the pursuit turned onto Lighthouse Drive from Mainberry, the front passenger pointed a firearm…

Suspect impersonating an officer was arrested for several weapons charges including felon in possession of a firearm | City of Madera Police Department

The Madera Police Department would like to thank the citizens who informed us of the individual impersonating a police officer. Based on the detailed vehicle description provided by witnesses, Cpl. Bushey stopped William Barnes. Barnes was arrested for several weapons charges including felon in possession of a firearm. Barnes was in possession of two security…

Suspect arrested for manufacturing fraudulent credit cards and was found to be in possession of a credit card stamp machine | City of Madera Police Department

On 10/18/16, MPD SIU Officers and Investigation Division Detectives arrested 32 year-old Evette Guillen for violation of probation and manufacturing fraudulent credit cards. Evette was found to be in possession of a credit card stamp machine, bar code writer and computer software which were all used to manufacture the forged cards. She was also found…