In his dark gray suit, eyeglasses and his graying hair and beard trimmed short, Michael Hoyt is hardly recognizable as the man who was arrested three years ago and charged with the brutal beating death of a 67-year-old man.
A vicious street brawl involving 15-20 people broke out on Wolfe Avenue near Palm Street just after 8p.m. on Monday night. Neighbors were alerted by profanity laced shouts as the participants of the brawl pummeled each other on the street before eventually brandishing knives. Police officers, firefighters, and an ambulance were called to the scene. It is unclear if anybody was wounded but one male was taken by ambulance. Another male was detained by the authorities. For more information check Turlockjournal.com.
An 18-year-old woman was rescued by a California Highway Patrol officer from an attacker trying to force her into his vehicle Wednesday morning on Highway 99 in Turlock.
The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force is hoping to curb thefts in the area by launching a county-wide campaign promoting prevention and awareness.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputies busted up a cockfighting ring Sunday afternoon in Patterson, but continue to seek the ringleaders.
Two Turlock men are facing vandalism charges after allegedly causing thousands of dollars in damage to the Turlock High School baseball field.
A Ceres woman was killed early Monday morning after she was struck by a vehicle as she pedaled a bicycle on Highway 99.
The Turlock Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will host a drug drop off event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, as part of National Take Back Day.
A Waterford man will spend the next four years in prison for his role in a drunken driving collision that killed a Hilmar motorcyclist in 2011.
The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office, along with 34 other California district attorney's offices, have reached a settlement agreement with Save Mart Supermarkets over allegations of mishandling hazardous material.
A Turlock man, who was convicted of a brutal double murder as a 17-year-old, was denied parole for multiple reasons, including his continued threat to public safety.
A stop for a minor vehicle code violation Wednesday night by Turlock's Criminal Apprehension and Gang Enforcement team led to the seizure of seven guns and the arrest of one man.
A Turlock man found with more than 600 images of child pornography on his computer has pled guilty in federal court to a felony charge of receipt of child pornography.
Two Turlock men were stabbed in a fight outside of a Fourth Street bar early Sunday, reported Ceres Police Department.
A preliminary hearing for Gabriel Miranda, the man accused of shooting to death a 24-year-old Turlock man, has been set for Sept. 17.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department has arrested a fourth man for the murder of two men found inside a charred car in an orchard outside of Denair.
Turlock Police officers are on the hunt for a man who stole a motorcycle and then proceeded to crash it - twice.
The theft of a stolen all-terrain vehicle led authorities to a chop shop operating in Turlock, as well as the seizure of an estimated 100 pounds of marijuana.
A woman was arrested Thursday night on allegations she used two teenagers to help her steal from a Turlock store.
A Turlock man is facing burglary charges after he was seen breaking into the coin boxes at an apartment complex laundry room.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department has arrested three men for the murder of two men, whose remains were found in a charred car in an orchard outside Denair.
A 16-year-old boy walking to Pitman High School was struck by a car Thursday morning.
A man's attempt at shoplifting items from a Turlock grocery store became a robbery after he hurled a fruit cup at a loss prevention agent in his escape.
A Turlock neighborhood already rocked by the death of three family members has once again witnessed a fatality on their streets.
A man found asleep behind the wheel of his car at a Turlock intersection was arrested for driving under the influence when he was unable to complete a field sobriety test.
The remains of two people were discovered inside a burned car Monday morning in an orchard located east of Denair.
The former owner of Jura's Pizza Parlor in Oakdale and namesake of the Turlock restaurant was arrested on Monday for a sexual assault incident that occurred at the now closed Oakdale location in September.
Three people were arrested on drug and theft charges by Turlock Police officers after a witness to a theft snapped a picture of the suspect's license plate.
A man who tried to run from a Turlock Police officer landed in jail Thursday after he was found in possession of methamphetamine.
An attempted auto burglary turned into a vehicle pursuit that ended with a crash and the arrest of the 19-year-old driver.