An ongoing investigation by the Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency aimed at dismantling large illegal marijuana grows across the county continued with three raids this week, including one in Turlock that had some of the largest plants ever seized by the task force.
The parents of a bicyclist killed in a hit and run collision on a Turlock country road have filed a civil suit against the woman driving the car, as well as her parents and a Stanislaus County Sheriff's sergeant.
A Turlock man is among six defendants arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on allegations of an unemployment and disability scheme that resulted in a loss of more than $5 million for the Employment Development Department.
The jury trial for former Stanislaus County Sheriff's Detective Kari Abbey has been postponed because the defense needs more time to examine the multitude of documents obtained from the prosecution during the discovery period.
In what is believed to the be the largest seizure of methamphetamine in Central Valley history, agents from the Merced Multi-Agency Narcotics Task Force arrested 11 men over the past few days and confiscated more than 330 pounds of methamphetamine.
August 16, 2012|