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Gambling games seized at local markets

A tip regarding illegal gambling led to the confiscation of four gaming machines at Turlock markets Tuesday by the Turlock Police Department.

March 16, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Search for suspected killer turns to Turlock

The suspect wanted in connection with the death of a 23-year-old Los Banos man has family in Turlock and could be hiding out in the area according to local law enforcement.

March 16, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Man arrested for assault on officer at school campus

A 21-year-old man who was on a Turlock school campus without permission was arrested Friday after assaulting an officer.

March 13, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Distracted driving deaths down since laws enacted

Deaths due to hand-held cell phone use by drivers have dropped since California enacted a ban on hand-held cell phone use while driving in July 2008, reported the California Office of Traffic Safety. The analysis, conducted by the Safe Transportation Research and Education Center at the University of California, Berkeley, showed that, when looking at state crash records two years before and two years after the hand-held ban went into effect, overall traffic deaths declined 22 percent while hand-held cell phone driver deaths went down 47 percent. Similar results were shown for hands-free cell phone use as well as injuries ...

March 06, 2012 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | Crime

Feds target marijuana grown on farmland

Federal prosecutors are warning Central Valley farmers that a crackdown on large-scale marijuana grow operations is imminent.

March 02, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock area CHP shooting ruled justified

The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office has ruled that the fatal shooting by three California Highway Patrol officers of a mentally unstable man thought to be armed was a justifiable act.

March 02, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Business owner talks gunman out of robbing store

Local business owner Dale Falkenberg was almost the victim of an armed robbery Friday night. By staying calm and reasoning with the would-be robber, what could have been a violent situation ended peacefully.

March 02, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Crime

Missing girl found

The Livingston teenager who was an at-risk runaway has been found safe in Ripon.

February 29, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Man found dead on rural road

Someone out there knows what happened on a darkened country road Friday night when a man was struck and left for dead and the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is hoping morality will prevail and someone will come forward with information about the tragic encounter.

February 29, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Trial set for former detective

A trial date for Kari Abbey, the former Stanislaus County sheriff's detective, has been set for September.

February 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Inmate found hanged in jail cell

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an inmate in custody at the Stanislaus County Jail.

February 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Vehicle crashes into church

Someone drove a vehicle into the front of Turlock church and then promptly took off, leaving the police department to wonder if it was an accident or an intentional act.

February 24, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Horses killed on rural road

A gruesome scene greeted California Highway Patrol officers Saturday morning when four horses were killed on a rural road west of Turlock.

February 21, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Bullet grazes teen

A Delhi teen was grazed by gunfire Saturday night and is refusing to tell law enforcement any of the details.

February 21, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Jail escapee caught, along with girlfriend and wife

The inmate who escaped from the John Latoracca Correctional Facility in El Nido on Valentine's Day is back behind bars, as is his wife and girlfriend.

February 21, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

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New specialized units to help crime fighting in Turlock

With the staffing level at the Turlock Police Department returning to the set standard and the budget no longer in reduction mode, Turlock Police Chief ...

November 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Plea deal reached for fatal Turlock hit and run

The Turlock man arrested for a hit and run that struck a couple out for a walk and resulted in the death of a woman ...

November 23, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Thefts rise on university campus

The past month has ushered in a rash of petty thefts on the California State University, Stanislaus campus.

November 20, 2015 | | Crime

Home invasion robbery reported in Turlock

A man was the victim of a home invasion robbery Tuesday night after two men forced their way into his Turlock residence.

November 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Pair robs Turlock tire store

The Turlock Police Department is seeking information on the man and woman who robbed a Turlock tire shop and injured the store owner.

November 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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