OCCCWS is proud to announce our endorsement of Undersheriff Doug Binnewies for the post of Mariposa County Sheriff.
Undersheriff Binnewies has over 17 years of experience with the department, and has expressed his strong support for personal protection and CCW issuance. We therefore ask you to join us in supporting his election to Sheriff of Mariposa County.
OCCCWS is proud to announce their endorsement of Sheriff Tom Bosenko for re-election to the post of Shasta County Sheriff.
Sheriff Bosenko brings over 30 years of experience and a solid track record of CCW issuance to the good people of Shasta County.
Both challengers of Sheriff Sandra Hutchens attacked the incumbent at a candidates forum Tuesday night, but distinctions between all three were clear.
Former Orange County Sheriff’s Lt. Bill Hunt repeatedly emphasized the Second Amendment and his vow to make it easier to get concealed weapons permits, while Anaheim Deputy Police Chief Craig Hunter characterized Hutchens as a Los Angeles-style cop in a county where people expected more.
“Would you rather go to the Honda Center or the Staples Center?” he asked. “Irvine Park or MacArthur Park? Ask yourself why that style of law enforcement doesn’t work.”
Hunter also seized upon criticism of Hutchens that arose at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. When reorganizing the department amid last year’s budget crisis, Hutchens was widely applauded for saving street-level jobs by laying off two assistant sheriffs and six captains.
However, she recently unveiled a plan to promote 15 sworn officers – at their current pay for 18 months – and that led to Supervisor Bill Campbell to express concern about a “bait and switch” that would end up absorbing savings made by earlier cuts.
Police said an unidentified man burglarized a Newport Beach home while the homeowner was upstairs and unaware of what was going on.
Police said a person living in a home in the 400 block of Fernleaf Avenue was outside on their second-story balcony when a man walked through the front door about 1:36 p.m. Sunday.
Police described the suspect as a black man, 50 years old, 6 feet tall, 185 pounds with black, short hair, a thin build and wearing a dark jacket.
A neighbor saw the man come out of the front door and shout at the homeowner on the second floor, “Excuse me, is this where the open house is?” according to police.
The unsuspecting homeowner told the man to try down the street.
A neighbor who saw the suspect exit the home told the homeowner he was inside, police said.
The homeowner then found that cash had been taken from her wallet.
Police said the man was seen leaving in an old, rusty blue Toyota Camry.
[From Daily Pilot]