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Rash of burglaries mar holiday weekend

While people were out enjoying Thanksgiving feasts and taking advantage of holiday shopping deals, crooks were busying themselves with breaking into homes and vehicles around town.

November 29, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Shootings gang-related, says sheriff’s office

A possible gang fight near the Delhi Fire Department and shots being fired at a house and car on Wednesday could be related, reported the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

November 25, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Crime


Jury finds nut schemer guilty of fraud, money laundering

A former almond buyer at a Turlock nut processing plant was convicted on multiple charges tied to a long-term scheme to defraud local processors.

November 15, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Electrical power surge leads to pot bust

A spike in electrical usage at a Turlock residence was the tip needed to lead the Turlock Police Department's narcotics enforcement team to an indoor marijuana growing operation.

November 11, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Inmate attacks Merced Jail guard

A correctional officer at the Merced County Jail was injured by an inmate headed to court on a misdemeanor charge.

November 08, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Pit bull mauls toddler

A 3-year-old Winton boy sustained severe injuries when the family dog suddenly and viciously attacked him, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.

November 08, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Father gets 15 to life for child’s death

A Dos Palos man was sentenced Monday in Merced County Superior Court to 15 years to life for the death of his 3-year-old daughter.

November 08, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Father leaves son at restaurant, hits the bar

A Turlock man is unlikely to get a father of the year award after he left his son at a fast food restaurant so he could go drink at a bar.

November 08, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspected shooter caught in S.W.A.T. standoff

The suspected gunman who wounded two people outside a Turlock home was apprehended early Monday morning after the Turlock Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics team used tear gas to flush him from his hideout.

November 07, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Plea deal possible for hit and run

The case against a Patterson woman accused of hitting a cyclist and leaving him to die on a Turlock road, will likely be settled with a plea deal.

November 04, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Theft conviction for former insurance agent

A former Hughson insurance agent, who was accused of bilking her clients, has been convicted of theft of fiduciary funds.

November 04, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Search for shooting suspect continues

The teenager identified as the prime suspect responsible for shooting two people remains on the loose.

November 01, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Hit and run collision critically injures one

The Turlock Police Department is searching for a hit and run driver who critically injured a pedestrian Monday morning.

October 31, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Sheriff SWAT wins award

Members of the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team recently participated in a multi-agency training exercise designed to challenge the skills, knowledge and abilities of tactical teams. Hosted by Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern and organized with the assistance of federal, state and local public safety partnerships, Urban Shield brought together 31 teams from all over California, the United States, Israel and the Kingdom of Jordan. Urban Shield is a one-of-a-kind multi-disciplinary, multi-jurisdictional full scale exercise designed to assess the ability of the region to effectively respond to a large scale, man-made and/or natural disaster.

October 28, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


K-9 trials

The Modesto Police Department K-9 Unit will host the 29th Annual K-9 trials on from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. The competition will be held at Tuolumne River Regional Park, located at 1198 Tioga Dr., in Modesto.

October 28, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Mail theft on the rise

People often take steps to deter thieves from their homes and vehicles, but sometimes the most sought after items are sitting unprotected in a mailbox ...

August 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock man guilty of sex crimes in Los Banos

A Turlock man has pled no contest to a variety of criminal charges stemming from unlawful sexual relationships he had with students while teaching in ...

August 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Modesto man killed in collision with Turlock big rig

A Turlock truck driver escaped serious injury from a fiery collision that claimed the life of a Modesto man Wednesday morning.

August 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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


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