Mountain lion spotting in San Joaquin County neighborhood prompts warning

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

MORADA, Calif. — A mountain lion was spotted in San Joaquin County, prompting officials to put out a warning late Saturday evening.

Residents are advised to bring their animals inside and stay inside themselves. 

Deputies are in the area anticipating trapping the animal if it’s spotted and ask people in the area to call them at 209-468-4400, Option 1 if they see the animal.

Officials say the mountain lion is not aggressive and there is no threat to the public.

A Mountain Lion sighting has been reported on E. Harvest Road in Acampo. We are aware that Mountain Lions are inherently dangerous and ask that you please remain vigilant and keep your pets indoors. Our Deputies are searching the area with the anticipation of trapping the animal…

— San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office (@SJSheriff) May 19, 2024

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.