Details of shooting are clearer

Man who shot at deputy used video game to hone his skills

Douglas Popke

More details were revealed last week about a shooting in August that involved a local deputy sheriff.

The case of Douglas Popke, 69, of Mariposa, was the subject of a preliminary hearing in Mariposa County Superior Court before Judge Dana Walton.

Popke is charged with two serious felonies: First-degree attempted murder of a peace officer and assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer. He has been at the Mariposa County Jail since he was arrested following the Aug. 28 ...

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