In one room was a distraught mother who had barricaded herself and her children and refused to come out. In another, two agitated men were holding a group hostage. And across town there was an active shooter roaming inside a factory.
Four Delhi men were arrested Sunday on the suspicion that they shot at homes in Delhi and Turlock, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
Turlock Journal Staff reports The anti-drunk driving campaign, Avoid the 12, will be out if force for the upcoming Halloween celebration. "With Halloween falling on a Saturday this year, we want to make sure revelers aren't taking the party to the roadways, putting trick-or-treaters and responsible motorists at risk," said Turlock Traffic Sgt. Robert Lugo. "Law enforcement officers throughout the region will be out in full force arresting and removing drunk drivers from our road." ...
A Turlock woman was arrested for child endangerment and assault with a deadly weapon after she was seen by a Turlock Police officer ramming a vehicle with her van.
A Turlock convenience store was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday night. The robbery occurred at the AM/PM store in the 4700 block of Golden State Boulevard at 1:28 a.m. Sunday. The clerk at the store said a man entered the store wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a white bandana over his face. The suspect was armed with a gun and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. There were no injuries reported. ...
A suspicious car parked in front of an industrial complex caught the attention of a Turlock Police officer and led to the arrest of two people and the recovery of stolen property.
If a train of SWAT vehicles comes rumbling down the road Saturday, there's no need to panic.
A fight between two rival gangs in Delhi left a 15-year-old boy with multiple stab wounds. The teen was air-lifted to a Modesto hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries, Merced County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Tom MacKenzie said. Merced County Sheriff's Deputy Patrick Heaney was on patrol in the area of Shanks Road and Darlington Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Monday when he was flagged down and told of a fight at the nearby ...
A Turlock man was found guilty of drug possession following a five-day jury trial. Urbano Chavez, 48, was convicted of possession of methamphetamine, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office. Agents with the Merced Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant on Feb. 20, 2007, at the home of Chavez in Turlock. In the home, agents found five grams of methamphetamine located in a sock on the kitchen table as well as less than ...
A Modesto man was arrested in Delhi for stealing a car and being under the influence of a controlled substance, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
Before the first football was sent spiraling into the air at the Harvest Bowl Friday night a game plan was being put into place to make sure that all the action stayed on the field.
A 39-year-old woman was found hanging in a Turlock playground Tuesday morning. The woman was identified by the Turlock Police Department as Rebecca Hilburn. The preliminary investigation indicates the death was a suicide, according to the police department. The body was discovered around 7:40 a.m. Tuesday in Summerfaire Park by a city worker, said Turlock Police Lt. Jeff Lopes. The woman was hanging from a piece of playground equipment, the police said. Summerfaire Park is ...
An investigation by the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office has ruled that the death of Craig Prescott while in the custody of the Stanislaus County Jail, was accidental and not the result of being shot with a Taser.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department unveiled a new memorial Friday dedicated to their four-legged partners.
A woman out for a walk with her dog was attacked by a pit bull in Delhi on Thursday morning. The 28-year-old woman was treated for several lacerations at Emanuel Medical Center. Some of the wounds were eight to four inches long, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department. The victim was walking her dog in the area of Shanks Road and Letteau Avenue around 11:40 a.m. Thursday. She was walking through a vacant lot ...
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a carjacking that occurred Friday night.
A man's attempt to steal a motorcycle from a repair shop was cut short when he was confronted by Turlock police officers.
In an effort to keep motorcyclists safe, the Turlock Police Department is planning a day of enforcement.
A Delhi woman previously convicted of embezzling money from a bank was sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison Wednesday at the conclusion of a hearing at the U.S. District Court in Fresno.
The outrage over the not guilty verdict for Casey Anthony has spurred one woman to initiate a campaign that would make it a felony to not report a child missing or dead.
A Stanislaus County Superior Court judge opted to not reduce the bail for a Turlock man accused of beating a Hilmar man to death in an alleged case of road rage, despite the vigorous argument from the defense attorney about the unfair treatment his client is experiencing.
The air conditioning units at Spratling Middle School in Keyes were hit by vandals over the past week, causing an estimated $34,000 in damage, according to school officials.
The Turlock Police Department is seeking a missing teenager that was last seen in April.
Two adult women and a 2-year-old girl were held at gunpoint by three men who burst through the door of their Delhi home Tuesday morning.
A pretrial motion seeking more time for discovery was granted Thursday for the defense team representing Kari Abbey, the former Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy charged with murder.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department has released the names of the three California Highway Patrol officers involved in a shooting Saturday night, but the circumstances that led up to the fatal encounter remains unknown.
The man who earned the moniker of the "Poodle Bandit" because of the curly gray wig he donned during his bank heists, is headed to prison.
The bail review hearing for a Turlock man accused of beating a man to death was postponed Monday because his defense attorney says a prosecutor is refusing to accept a subpoena.
An armed man, believed to be suicidal, was shot to death by three California Highway Patrol officers Saturday night along a stretch of road between Turlock and Patterson.
Local law enforcement agencies are on the look-out for a serial robber who has struck at 10 different locations in Stanislaus County.