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Man carjacked outside Turlock by suspects pretending to be police

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating a carjacking outside of Turlock in which the culprits donned police uniforms.

August 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Teens speeding cited as cause of fatal crash in Turlock

Two teenagers racing down Highway 99 in Turlock are accused of causing a collision that claimed the life of a 25-year-old Salida man.

August 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

New details about Kauffman murder emerge during bail hearing

Three of the defendants accused of killing a 26-year-old Turlock man will remain in custody for the time being as a judge denied their request for bail, while two others were granted the opportunity to post bail, though it comes at a steep price.

August 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

State Bar looks to take over Frank Carson’s law practice

The State Bar of California filed a lawsuit in Stanislaus County on Friday seeking to take control of Frank Carson's law practice.

August 21, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Devices to deter auto thefts to be given free of charge

With the goal of decreasing auto thefts in the county, the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force will be giving out anti-theft steering wheel locking devices to owners of the top ten most stolen cars in Stanislaus County for free.

August 20, 2015 | | Crime

Ammo found at Turlock school

The Turlock Police Department was summoned to Brown Elementary Wednesday morning after a bag containing a box of ammunition and a magazine for a firearm were found on campus.

August 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Ex-cop held on charges in Nevada for Turlock kidnapping

A former Oklahoma police officer accused of kidnapping a teen girl from Turlock and taking her to a Vegas hotel has entered a not guilty plea to felony kidnapping and sexual seduction charges.

August 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Murder charges officially filed against defense attorney, others in Turlock homicide

Department 8 in Stanislaus County Superior Court was abuzz with action as a capacity crowd was on hand to witness the arraignment of five defendants newly charged with the murder of 26-year-old Turlock resident Korey Kauffman, but all went silent when the first sound of shackles echoed out through the doorway.

August 18, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock drug bust nets six arrests

The Turlock Police Department's Narcotics Enforcement Team took into custody six people Tuesday morning in an investigation into ongoing drug sales out of a home on Angelus Street.

August 18, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock freeway collision kills man

A Winton man was struck and killed Sunday night on Highway 99 in Turlock when he got out of a vehicle that had become disabled in the middle of the freeway.

August 18, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Nine arrested in Korey Kauffman case

When Korey Kauffman disappeared in 2012 there was little attention devoted to the case of the missing 26-year-old Turlock man who made his living by stealing and scrapping metal. But the arrest of his suspected killers on Friday morning has sent shockwaves through the legal and law enforcement community that will likely reverberate for years, as investigators unraveled a conspiracy that involved a prominent defense attorney, three California Highway Patrol officers, and two well known business owners.

August 14, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Prominent defense attorney arrested for murder of Turlock man

Defense attorney and one-time Stanislaus County district attorney candidate Frank Carson has been arrested for the murder of Turlock resident Korey Kauffman, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.

August 14, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Search underway for Modesto homicide suspect

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating 26-year old Clarence Moore, who has been identified by detectives as a suspect in the homicide of 49-year old Louis Ramos of Modesto.

August 13, 2015 | | Crime

Turlock man tied to trailer thefts

The investigation into a break in at a Turlock stereo store led to the identity and arrest of a man suspected of stealing several trailers over the last few months from Bonander Truck and Trailer.

August 13, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock man involved in DMV bribery case

The Turlock owner of a local trucking school has admitted to taking part in a scheme to obtain Class A commercial driver's licenses by bribing Department of Motor Vehicle employees to fraudulently enter false test results.

August 11, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

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Articles by Section - Crime

Cyber attack puts T-Mobile customers at risk

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris is urging California T-Mobile customers to immediately place fraud alerts on their credit records in the wake of the massive ...

October 06, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime

Suspect arrested for robbery outside senior center

A Turlock man is facing robbery charges after he allegedly attacked a man outside the Turlock Senior Center and took some of his belongings, according ...

October 06, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Drunk drivers target of new CHP grant

The local office of the California Highway Patrol is stepping up their efforts to keep drunk drivers off the area's highways and roads with ...

October 06, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Stanislaus State sees increase in rapes, drops in other crimes

The overall crime rate at California State University, Stanislaus saw a decline in the past year, but the number of forcible sexual assaults was on ...

October 02, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Burglary suspects caught in Turlock home

The report of two suspicious men in an alley led to the arrest of two suspected burglars on Tuesday.

October 02, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Stolen property recovered

Stolen property recovered

October 02, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock vehicle pursuit ends with arrests

A short vehicle pursuit ended with the arrest of two men who had been spotted in a stolen vehicle, the Turlock Police Department reported.

October 02, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Teens nabbed in shooting, robbery

Two teenagers were apprehended early Friday morning for suspected involvement in an armed robbery, the Turlock Police Department reported.

October 02, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Inmate charged with stabbing Atwater guards

A federal grand jury returned a single-count indictment against Curtis Dickson, 36, a federal inmate, charging him with assault on a federal employee.

October 01, 2015 | | Crime

Woman finds burglar in home

A Turlock man was arrested on suspicion of burglary after a woman found him ransacking her apartment.

October 01, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Defendants enter not guilty pleas in Turlock murder

Thursday morning the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office was ready to defend their ability to fairly prosecute the case against Frank Carson and the ...

October 01, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Evidence puts Turlock man behind wheel in collision that killed three

The preliminary hearing began this week for the man accused of killing three members of the same family while they were out for an evening ...

September 29, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Sheriff prevails in shackling matter

Back in August the visiting judge overseeing the case against defense attorney Frank Carson and the other defendants charged with the death of Korey Kauffman ...

September 26, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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