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Mail theft on the rise

People often take steps to deter thieves from their homes and vehicles, but sometimes the most sought after items are sitting unprotected in a mailbox in the front yard.

August 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock man guilty of sex crimes in Los Banos

A Turlock man has pled no contest to a variety of criminal charges stemming from unlawful sexual relationships he had with students while teaching in Los Banos.

August 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Modesto man killed in collision with Turlock big rig

A Turlock truck driver escaped serious injury from a fiery collision that claimed the life of a Modesto man Wednesday morning.

August 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


DUI efforts planned for end of summer

The Avoid the 12 Stanislaus County DUI Task Force is planning on taking a zero tolerance approach to drunk driving for the remainder of the summer.

August 23, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime


10-year-old behind death threat

A death threat sent to a Hughson teenager via a text message was sent by a 10-year-old classmate, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.

August 23, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime


Turlock inmate sentenced for tax fraud

A Turlock man serving a prison sentence for burglary has been given additional time behind bars for fraudulent tax refunds, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Delhi gas station robbed by masked men

The Merced County Sheriff's Department is investigating an armed robbery at a Delhi gas station early Friday.

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man arrested for assault at Turlock Sikh Temple

The Turlock Police Department took a man into custody Thursday for allegedly assaulting two men outside the Sikh Temple.

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Afternoon shooting injures one in Turlock

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured one man Thursday afternoon.

August 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Yielding too far causes collision

A Turlock resident and his neighbor escaped a potential tragedy Tuesday morning when they were nearly run over by a sports utility vehicle pulling over for an emergency vehicle.

August 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police investigate carjacking

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a carjacking that occurred in the early hours of Monday.

August 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Farmers’ market feud over drone leads to arrest

A drone flying over vendors at the Turlock Certified Farmers' Market Saturday sparked an altercation that led to the market manager being placed under citizen's arrest by the owner of Turlock City News.

August 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Scammers pretending to be FBI dialing up local area

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is warning northern and central California residents to be wary of a phone scam targeting the area, in which the caller claims to be a federal agent.

August 12, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime


Loud concert prompts jurisdictional review of fairgrounds

A summer concert at the Stanislaus County Fair in July raised the ire of hundreds of Turlock residents who called in their noise complaints to the Turlock Police Department, only to be told the police department couldn't do anything about it. It turns out the police department was wrong.

August 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Stolen vehicle recovered after pursuit

An attempted stop of a car for a vehicle code infraction led to a pursuit, a recovery of a stolen vehicle and an arrest of two men.

August 09, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Rollover crash claims life of Hilmar teen

A solo vehicle accident in Turlock in which none of the four occupants were wearing seat belts resulted in the death of the driver and ...

December 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect flees from sheriff’s deputies, crashes car in Delhi

A man that believed he was wanted for a parole violation led Merced County Sheriff's deputies on a pursuit that wound through areas of ...

December 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Pursuit ends with a crash for motorcyclist

What could have been just a citation for a vehicle violation ended up being a felony arrest for a Turlock man after he led officers ...

December 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Moments after first collision Delhi woman killed in second crash

A Delhi woman survived a head-on collision in Denair Wednesday morning only to be hit by another vehicle moments later, causing fatal injuries, according to ...

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect in carjacking of firefighter’s truck apprehended

The Merced County Sheriff's Department believes they have found and arrested the man suspected of stealing a firefighter's truck from the scene of ...

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Hilmar duo arrested for cancer scam

Oakdale Police arrested a 31-year-old Hilmar woman on suspicion of bilking a kind-hearted Oakdale woman out of $8,500 on a bogus story that the ...

December 01, 2016 | BY RICHARD PALOMA Turlock Journal | Crime


60 citations issued in Turlock traffic operation

The Turlock Police Department's traffic safety enforcement effort on Wednesday resulted in 60 citations being issued in just under a three hour time span.

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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