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Police make pot bust, recover assault rifle

A search warrant served Tuesday morning on E. Linwood Avenue led to the discovery of a large scale marijuana growing operation and the recovery of an assault weapon by the Turlock Narcotics Enforcement Team.

February 26, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Training round prompts bomb call at Public Safety Facility

One man's purchase at a Turlock estate sale almost ended with a real bang, when his recently acquired military relic was thought to be a live bomb.

February 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police break up Turlock parking lot party

A coordinated effort between multiple law enforcement agencies Friday night resulted in the dismantling of an unsanctioned quasi car show setting up in a parking lot of a Turlock grocer, and saw dozens cited for multiple infractions.

February 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Who’s calling? Could be a scammer

Local law enforcement is warning that the ringing telephone may be a harbinger of some crooked cons trying to weasel into people's wallets.

February 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Sheriff’s investigate two separate fatalities of local men

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating the gunshot deaths of two local men in the county.

February 25, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Pot raids in Delhi

Merced County Sheriff's deputies raided two Delhi homes after receiving tips they were being used as sites to grow marijuana.

February 21, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Knife brandished in recovery of stolen bike

A man who spotted a woman riding his stolen bicycle Thursday afternoon also ended up in trouble with law enforcement after brandishing a knife at the suspected thief.

February 21, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


One man’s escape leads to another’s marijuana grow

The friendship between two Turlock men likely took a hit Wednesday when one man, while trying to avoid arrest, inadvertently led police officers to his friend's garage, where hundreds of marijuana plants were being grown.

February 20, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Metal thieves plunder little league park

When the Turlock American Little League opens its season March 1, it could be standing room only.

February 20, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Third suspect sought in Main Street murder

Turlock Police detectives are looking for a third suspect in the fatal shooting of Amripal Sandhu in Turlock on Nov. 6, 2013.

February 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock man fights off home invaders

Two masked men, one of whom was armed with a gun, broke into a Turlock home Friday night, but fled empty-handed when the resident fought them off.

February 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police catch suspect tagging signs

Turlock Police officers arrested a 19-year-old man on a vandalism charge after he was seen spray-painting near a bus stop.

February 14, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police nab naked man

Motorists traveling along W. Monte Vista Avenue Wednesday afternoon were greeted with the site of a naked man.

February 14, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man found with knife, meth

Residents of Joett Drive had their quiet evening interrupted when a strange man started pounding on their door and demanded to be let in.

February 14, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspected burglar apprehended

A man caught in the act of burglarizing a Turlock residence was arrested Tuesday after fighting and running from Turlock Police officers twice.

February 14, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Articles by Section - Crime


Police surround Turlock home after gun threat call

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.

December 19, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Crime


Turlock police patrol busy shopping centers atop Trikkes

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.

December 19, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Crime


Decorations go missing

A Grinch has stolen the Christmas cheer from a Turlock child with special needs by stealing the boy's beloved decorations.

December 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Woman reports sexual assault

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.

December 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Dispute turns into domestic violence arrest

A 23-year-old man is facing domestic abuse charges after allegedly putting a knife to the throat of woman.

December 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Trio's attempt to dine and dash unsuccessful

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.

December 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man threatens victim with Taser

A dispute between two men led to the arrest of one after he threatened to use a Taser on the other.

December 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man robbed at Turlock motel

A man was beaten and robbed by a couple while visiting a friend at a Turlock motel.

December 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Charges mount for suspected shoplifter

A woman suspected of shoplifting from a Turlock department store was found in possession of narcotics and counterfeit money.

December 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock convenience store robbed

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.

December 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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