In a dramatic show of force that included armored vehicles on city streets, federal agents teamed up with local law enforcement to sweep through Turlock, Ceres and Modesto and take into custody 14 men in a series of arrests connected to the activities of the prison gang Nuestra Familia and the criminal street gang Nortenos.
The military-style law enforcement operation witnessed by some Turlock residents early Wednesday morning was part of a two-day multi-agency operation that saw the arrest of eight Nuestra Familia gang members and associates in Turlock, Ceres, Modesto and Stockton on federal drug trafficking charges.
March 21, 2013|
The crime rate in Turlock fell by a slim margin in the last year, but prison realignment is having a significant impact on the community as violent crimes and response times to critical situations both increased over the year.
The Turlock man who was behind the wheel in a fatal rollover that killed three of his friends waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, moving him one step closer to trial for the vehicular manslaughter charges against him.