A state veterinarian, who was called to a chicken ranch outside of Turlock after authorities found thousands of dead and starving hens, testified Tuesday that the death loss was too significant to have been part of a forced molting process.
The Turlock Police Department has released new details about the shooting late Monday night that ended the life of a 38-year-old man, including that he was approached by a significant number of people moments before he was gunned down.
A preliminary hearing began Tuesday in Stanislaus County Superior Court for two people facing animal cruelty charges that stem from the discovery of an estimated 50,000 hens left for dead at a ranch outside Turlock.
A federal grand jury returned a 15-count indictment on Thursday against seven individuals, charging them with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and bank fraud, mail fraud and aiding and abetting, and making false statements to a bank in a mortgage fraud scheme, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
June 26, 2015|
The 15-year-old girl reported missing by her grandparents in Turlock was found Thursday morning in a Las Vegas hotel room and the Oklahoma police officer she was with has been taken into custody on an arrest warrant for kidnapping.