Public Safety Advisory: Mountain Lion Seen in Downtown San Andreas
(San Andreas, CA) On 08/14/12 around 11:30 PM Calaveras Sheriff’s
Deputies were dispatched to the San Andreas Cemetery on Pixley Avenue
for a report of a person walking around with a flashlight. While
searching the area the deputies came face-to face with a large mountain
lion. The mountain lion charged one of the deputies but did not make
contact. The animal ended up running away. California Dept. of Fish and
Game were advised and stated that they would notify their officers of
the contact. No follow-up information is available.
This is a public advisory to be mindful of your surroundings and the
safety of family members and pets, especially while walking at night.