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Large marijuana grow found in Turlock following traffic stop

Failure to wear a seat belt led to officers making a traffic stop which then led to a major marijuana growing operation on Thursday.

January 31, 2012 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Special to the Journal | Crime


State clears abundance of DNA samples awaiting analysis

A backlog that slowed DNA testing in the state and jeopardized criminal prosecutions has been cleared, the California Attorney General's Office announced Wednesday.

January 27, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


One shot in home invasion robbery

An 18-year-old man was shot in the leg by four suspects ransacking a house in a search for drugs and cash, the Turlock Police Department reported.

January 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Occupant charged with setting house ablaze

A Turlock man found himself under arrest Sunday morning on the allegation he deliberately set his house on fire.

January 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Teen accidentally shot in Planada

A vehicle stop on a speeding car in Planada Friday night turned up a teenager with a gunshot wound.

January 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Former detective in court

Former Stanislaus County Sheriff's detective Kari Abbey made an appearance in Stanislaus County Superior Court Monday to plead not guilty to the four criminal charges lodged against her.

January 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Woman victim of armed carjacking

A 55-year-old Turlock woman was carjacked at gunpoint Monday morning.

January 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Same pair could be behind rash of robberies

Turlock police investigators are looking into the possibility that three recent robberies were carried out by the same two suspects.

January 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Debt motive for kidnap

A Turlock man was kidnapped and briefly held hostage as his captor tried to extort money from him, the Turlock Police Department reported.

January 20, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Drug agency reaps benefit of asset share

The Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency was awarded more than $150,000 from the federal government Tuesday, as part of assets seized from a large scale marijuana operation in 2006.

January 17, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Shooting from vehicle lands two in jail

Two men were arrested Monday afternoon in Ballico on the suspicion they were firing an assault rifle from a vehicle, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.

January 13, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspected gang shooting injures one in Planada

An 18-year-old man walking alongside a road in Planada was shot twice in what the Merced County Sheriff's Department believes is a gang ambush.

January 13, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock convict charged with firearm offense

A Turlock man was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury for a firearm offense.

January 13, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Judge delivers prison sentence for Turlock postal worker

A former postal worker, who claimed to have suffered a debilitating injury while on the job, was sentenced to prison Monday on multiple convictions of workers' compensation and mail fraud, the Department of Justice reported.

January 13, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Misdemeanor Diversion Program helps defendants clear record, saves money

In November 2010, the Stanislaus District Attorney's Office entered into a contract with Pacific Educational Services, Inc. to operate the Misdemeanor Diversion Program.

January 10, 2012 | Jonathan McCorkell | Crime


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DUI efforts planned for end of summer

The Avoid the 12 Stanislaus County DUI Task Force is planning on taking a zero tolerance approach to drunk driving for the remainder of the ...

August 23, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime


10-year-old behind death threat

A death threat sent to a Hughson teenager via a text message was sent by a 10-year-old classmate, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's ...

August 23, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime


Turlock inmate sentenced for tax fraud

A Turlock man serving a prison sentence for burglary has been given additional time behind bars for fraudulent tax refunds, according to the U.S ...

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Delhi gas station robbed by masked men

The Merced County Sheriff's Department is investigating an armed robbery at a Delhi gas station early Friday.

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man arrested for assault at Turlock Sikh Temple

The Turlock Police Department took a man into custody Thursday for allegedly assaulting two men outside the Sikh Temple.

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Afternoon shooting injures one in Turlock

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured one man Thursday afternoon.

August 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Yielding too far causes collision

A Turlock resident and his neighbor escaped a potential tragedy Tuesday morning when they were nearly run over by a sports utility vehicle pulling over ...

August 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police investigate carjacking

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a carjacking that occurred in the early hours of Monday.

August 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Farmers’ market feud over drone leads to arrest

A drone flying over vendors at the Turlock Certified Farmers' Market Saturday sparked an altercation that led to the market manager being placed under citizen ...

August 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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