A 22-year-old man wounded in the leg by a gunshot told police it was from a stray bullet, only to admit later that he had accidentally shot himself.
A traffic stop on a vehicle that matched one seen leaving a burglary led to the arrest of four people and the recovery of stolen property, including a car, according to the Turlock Police Department.
The Keyes woman accused of stealing money from the Turlock Youth Soccer Association has a prior conviction for embezzlement, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office.
A federal crime fighting grant of more than $50,000 will be put to use in Turlock to help turn the tide of gang activity.
A Keyes woman is facing criminal charges of embezzling thousands of dollars from the Turlock Youth Soccer Association.
A man who was robbed at a Turlock convenience store was shot at multiple times when he gave chase in his car after the suspects, according to the Turlock Police Department.
A Delhi man was arrested on multiple charges after fleeing police in a stolen car. The pursuit came to an end with a crash, but the suspect, Tommy Kong, 20, still tried to make a get away on foot, Turlock Police Lt. Ron Reid said. A traffic stop on Kong was initiated around 9 a.m. Monday in the area of South Beech and Columbia streets for going 75 mph in a residential area, Reid said. ...
The Drop the Drugs event in the parking lot of the Save Mart on Geer Road saw a steady turnout Tuesday as people dropped off their unused prescription and over the counter medications.
The Turlock City Council approved the installation of a Stanislaus County Superior Court kiosk inside the Turlock Police Department on Tuesday night, saving residents a trip to Modesto to conduct court business.
A birthday party in Keyes looked more like a scene from the wild west when neighbors took up arms against one another.
Two people were injured early Saturday morning when gunfire erupted outside the Denny's restaurant in Turlock.
Merced County Sheriff's detectives have arrested an 18-year-old Delhi man for the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Delhi teen in Hilmar.
As the school year gets underway again, the Turlock Police Department is giving drivers a reminder about the rules of the road - in particular, yield to pedestrians.
A former Turlock resident suspected of shooting a man in 1993 was arrested Tuesday in Chicago after 16 years of living on the run.
The Turlock Police Department is inviting the public to learn about crime prevention and their operations and programs at the 4th Annual Open House and Safety Fair.
The end of the Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over campaign to curb drunk driving incidents resulted in 118 arrests locally during the 17-day crackdown during the holiday season. The anti-DUI crackdown began Dec. 16 and continued through midnight Sunday and incorporated the use of additional patrols and DUI checkpoints. The crackdown is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The ...
A Turlock man was killed and another critically injured in what authorities believe was an alcohol-related crash. The deceased was identified by the Merced County Coroner's Office as Ricky Lee Lowe, Jr., 29, of Turlock. The driver was identified by the California Highway Patrol as 27-year-old Kurt Alan Knapp of Turlock. Knapp has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to the CHP. The fatal crash ...
There will be plenty of people wishing one another a "Happy New Year," but the message law enforcement is hoping people pass around is, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over."
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Crime Technician Mary Donahou, a nine-year veteran of the department, was killed Friday after she was struck by a vehicle while collecting evidence from a drive-by shooting in Hughson.
The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 12 DUI deployments in Stanislaus County. From 12:01 a.m. Dec. 16, through midnight Sunday, officers representing Stanislaus County law enforcement agencies have arrested 71 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2010, 100 DUI arrests occurred during the same time period. There are no special ...
Anyone facing the start of the new year with unpaid traffic citations dogging them has a chance to wipe the slate clean with the Amnesty Program. The Stanislaus County Superior Court is offering a one-time opportunity for people to take advantage of a 50 percent reduction on certain unpaid traffic citations and the accompanying fees incurred in Stanislaus County. The Amnesty Program is set to run statewide from Sunday to June 30. ...
Three suspects are in custody for a shooting in Winton that injured one man on Monday, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported. The victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic male, sustained a single gunshot wound to his upper back from a large caliber handgun. He was airlifted to a Modesto hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries, said sheriff spokesman Deputy Tom MacKenzie. The shooting occurred around 9 p.m. in the 7000 ...
A Ceres man was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in connection with several bank robberies, including one in Turlock.
A downward trend in the number of violent and property crimes reported appears to be continuing in 2011, according to recently released data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Three Stanislaus County men previously convicted of defrauding area nut growers and processors were sentenced to federal prison Monday afternoon.
The murder and voluntary manslaughter charges lodged against former sheriff's detective Kari Abbey for the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Rita Elias were tossed out at the conclusion of her preliminary hearing Monday in Stanislaus County Superior Court. In his ruling, Superior Court Judge Ricardo Cordova called Abbey "the initial aggressor" and that her actions "started the tragic events," but that it was Elias' decision to retrieve a weapon from the home, albeit a ...
Area law enforcement is reminding holiday revelers to designate a sober driver before the festivities begin.
The rate of homicides in California fell to one of its lowest levels in more than four decades, according to data compiled by the California Department of Justice.
A new crime unit tasked with patrolling the cyber world was announced Tuesday by the California Attorney General's Office.
In the last day of testimony in the preliminary hearing for Kari Abbey, the defense put up a witness to debunk the criminal charge of murder lodged against the former sheriff's detective. The defense called Sally Pantoja to the stand Monday. Pantoja resided at the neighboring home on Donald Street at the time of the shooting and was a witness to the altercation leading up to the fatal encounter between Abbey and 31-year-old ...