As the Stanislaus County Fair moves toward the final days of their 10-day run, law enforcement officials are reporting a sizeable decrease in the number of crimes reported and arrests. "We've been very, very fortunate this year in that we are seeing less altercations and less problems even though the attendance numbers have been about the same," said Stanislaus County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Radford, who oversees the sheriff department's presence at the fairgrounds. "It's truly been a collaborative effort and everyone has been working very hard to keep it a family-oriented event." The Stanislaus County Sheriff ...
A man caught speeding and weaving down a busy Turlock street was arrested for child endangerment after officers found eight children in his truck.Just before midnight on Sunday Doroteo Gonzales, 40, was spotted by officers driving a Chevy pickup in the area of East Avenue and Center Street. According to the police report Gonzales was driving at a high rate of speed and was skidding around, making the vehicle slide sideways erratically.Once the vehicle was stopped, Gonzales was said to be uncooperative with the officers and was taken into custody. In the bed of the pickup were three ...
A man who had been taken into custody for public intoxication is now facing assault charges after he attacked a Turlock Police officer while en route to jail.Adam Vasconcellos was picked up around 12:30 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of E. Main Street after he was found to be stumbling around and obviously intoxicated, according to the police report.While being transported to the county jail Vasconcellos slipped his cuffs and began kicking the doors and windows from the back of the patrol car.The officers pulled over to stop Vasconcellos and when they opened the ...
An infant was taken into protective custody and a Turlock man and woman were placed under arrest after a search revealed sizeable amounts of methamphetamine in their home.Both the man and the woman are facing multiple charges, including child endangerment said Turlock Police Sgt. Nino Amirfar.An investigation by the Turlock Police Department's Narcotics Enforcement Team led to a search warrant being served at a home in the 1300 block of Myrtle Street on Friday.As officers were knocking on the front door of the residence a man could be seen running from the back of the home ...
Five Turlock men believed to be part of a Norteno street gang were convicted Friday of charges related to a drive-by shooting incident, the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office reported.Raymond Vance, 18, and Jorge Espindola, 22, were found guilty of discharging a firearm at an inhabited dwelling and Angel Hernandez, 20, Eddie Huesca, 19, and Juan Zapat, 18, were convicted of being gang members in possession of a loaded gun.The five men were arrested on May 3 after a shooting was reported in the 1300 block of Lambert Way in Turlock. According to the district attorney's ...
The owner of the Turlock recreational vehicle store currently under investigation by the Department of Motor Vehicles is no stranger to criminal probes.
A Turlock woman is facing felony charges after taking a city truck on a joy ride.
A Keyes man who was caught with hundreds of child pornography images was sentenced Friday to federal prison.
A Turlock RV shop is under investigation by the Department of Motor Vehicles on the suspicion they were charging customers a bogus inspection fee.
The final tally is in for the anti drunk driving campaign held over the Fourth of July weekend.
A tip regarding marijuana plants in a house on Geer Road led to the discovery of a grow operation and the confiscation of several weapons by the Turlock Police Department.
What was believed to be a case of a missing child turned the Turlock Police Department out en masse until it was discovered she was on a Girl Scout outing.
A fiery pile-up involving three semi trucks along a stretch of Highway 99 in Turlock resulted in the death of one man.
Law enforcement officers will be out in full force during the Fourth of July holiday weekend cracking down on impaired drivers with an aggressive DUI enforcement blitz.
For the third consecutive year California has become a safer place to be with declining violent crime rates, according to the California Department of Justice's annual crime report for 2009 released on Friday.
Turlock Police surrounded a house with weapons drawn for five hours Thursday night in an attempt to contact a man suspected of putting a gun to the head of a local woman. When police finally entered the Marshall Street home around midnight, the suspect was nowhere to be found, said Turlock Police spokesperson Officer Mayra Lewis.
During his regular work week, Turlock Police Officer Joe Dusel can be seen patrolling the streets of town atop his motorcycle. On Friday, however, Dusel traded in his usual two-wheeled motorized vehicle for a three-wheeler. Dusel wasn't off-roading, instead the traffic safety officer was patrolling the parking lots around Monte Vista Crossings shopping center atop one of the police department's Trikke Carving Vehicles, an electric powered personal transportation device.
A Grinch has stolen the Christmas cheer from a Turlock child with special needs by stealing the boy's beloved decorations.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a woman's report that she was sexually assaulted by two men she met outside a Lander Avenue business.
A 23-year-old man is facing domestic abuse charges after allegedly putting a knife to the throat of woman.
A woman and two men were cited by the Turlock Police Department after they were caught trying to skip out on their bill after eating at a Turlock restaurant.
A dispute between two men led to the arrest of one after he threatened to use a Taser on the other.
A man was beaten and robbed by a couple while visiting a friend at a Turlock motel.
A woman suspected of shoplifting from a Turlock department store was found in possession of narcotics and counterfeit money.
An armed suspect robbed a Quik Stop in Turlock, pointing his firearm at both a customer and the store's clerk, the Turlock Police Department reported.
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