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 ...
Local law enforcement agencies are on the look-out for a serial robber who has struck at 10 different locations in Stanislaus County.
A six-week statewide sweep of individuals legally barred from owning firearms has resulted in the confiscation of 1,209 guns, the California Attorney General's Office announced Thursday.
Two multi-agency operations led by the state attorney general's office, has resulted in the arrest of 131 suspected gang members over the last few days and the confiscation of weapons, narcotics and cash.
The Turlock woman who claimed she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted and then admitted it was a fabrication, was arrested Thursday after she recanted her recant.
Three teenagers, two of whom are not even old enough to drive, will stand trial on murder charges and face the possibility of spending the majority of their lives behind bars if convicted for the shooting death of a 21-year-old Riverbank man.
A 19-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting Sunday night in Planada.
Chris Cheary, the 20-year-old former Turlock resident, entered a not guilty plea at his arraignment Monday on charges he murder his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter, Sophia Acosta.
The Turlock woman who told investigators on Monday that she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted, admitted on Tuesday that she made the entire story up.
The final days of testimony in the preliminary hearing of three teenagers accused of gunning down a man outside a convenience store focused on the allegations of their gang affiliation and if the shooting benefited the gang.
Amid a throng of media, protesters and supporters, Kari Abbey, the former Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy, appeared in Stanislaus County Superior Court on Wednesday to plead not guilty to the charges against her, including one of murder for the death of Rita Elias, 31.
The former Turlock resident under a cloud of suspicion for the death of a toddler in the South Valley has been arrested by the Exeter Police department on multiple charges including murder, torture and sexual assault.
The question of whether three teenagers will have to answer for the shooting death of a 21-year-old Riverbank man will soon be decided by a Stanislaus County Superior Court judge.
A Memorial Day holiday crackdown on suspected drunken drivers has resulted in the arrests of 65 people, according to the Turlock Police Department.
The two Turlock brothers who were convicted of brazenly gunning down a rising rap performer at a memorial barbecue, will conceivably spend the rest of their lives behind bars.
A former Turlock resident implicated in the death of a 3-year-old Exeter girl could be facing possible arrest in the days ahead as law enforcement continues their probe into the toddler's violent death.