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Police department seeks grant for traffic safety

In the wake of the high number of fatalities on Turlock roadways last year, the Turlock Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit has applied for a grant in the hopes additional funding will curb the deadly incidents.

January 13, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Foggy collision injures Turlock man

A head-on collision on a foggy Turlock road Tuesday morning sent one man to the hospital with major injuries, the California Highway Patrol reported.

January 13, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


One fatality reported in Denair collision

A 52-year-old Modesto man was killed in a solo vehicle collision Monday afternoon when his truck struck a boulder in Denair.

January 13, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Hughson woman dies in solo crash

An early morning collision Friday on Santa Fe Avenue between a vehicle and concrete barrier claimed the life of a 60-year-old Hughson woman, the California Highway Patrol reported.

January 02, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


New year’s popular time to steal cars, report finds

If you wake up New Year's Day to find your vehicle has been stolen, chances are you're not alone.

December 30, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Christmas Eve armed robbery

The Turlock Police Department is investigating an armed robbery involving four men on Christmas Eve.

December 30, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Officer injured during arrest

A Turlock Police officer attempting to take into custody an man with an arrest warrant sustained an injury to his eye, the Turlock Police Department reported.

December 30, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man taken into custody on drug warrant

A report of a suspicious man believed to have hidden a firearm in some bushes led to the arrest of a Turlock man on a drug warrant and the recovery of a knife.

December 30, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Leave the curling iron, take the booze

A man is wanted for robbery for stealing a bottle of alcohol from a Turlock store after fighting with a loss prevention agent. During the struggle the thief dropped a curling iron he was also trying to abscond with, the Turlock Police Department reported.

December 30, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Woman charged with DUI

A woman found unconscious in her car was arrested for driving under the influence after police found her blood alcohol level to be three times the legal limit for driving.

December 26, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man arrested for domestic violence

An argument between a boyfriend and a girlfriend ended with the boyfriend being arrested for domestic violence.

December 26, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Oakdale man arrested for sex rendezvous with Turlock girl

Oakdale Police arrested a local man on Dec. 24, on suspicion of an array of sexual assault charges regarding a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook.

December 26, 2014 | | Crime


Pit bull bites Turlock boy

The Turlock Police Department put a pit bull into quarantine after it bit a young boy in an unprovoked incident.

December 26, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


One car hit in drive-through, another urinated on

At least two people in town need a refresher on drive-through etiquette after some bad behavior Sunday.

December 26, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Domestic abuse suspect charges at arresting officer

A 55-year-old Turlock man is facing domestic violence and battery charges after he allegedly attacked his wife and the police officer who came to arrest him.

December 26, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Articles by Section - Crime


Craigslist deal for shoes ends in gunshots

An attempt to sell a pair of tennis shoes on Craigslist ended with a shooting after the would-be buyers gave the sellers counterfeit cash, the Turlock Police Department reported.

March 26, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


County crackdown on drunk drivers

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is planning a crackdown on impaired drivers with a countywide saturation patrol.

March 26, 2015 | | Crime


Turlock man prison bound for 2010 fatal shooting

Turlock Diaz was 14 when he was arrested for murder. Now, after his sentencing on Monday, he'll likely be in his 60s before he's even eligible for parole.

March 24, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Duo caught with stolen car

The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force, along with Turlock Police officers, recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested two men for auto theft after spotting the vehicle being driven in Turlock on March 17.

March 24, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man threatens clerk with knife

Turlock Police officers arrested a 20-year-old man on allegations he threatened a store clerk with a knife in an attempted robbery.

March 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man brandishes gun in traffic dispute

A traffic dust up Thursday afternoon led to the arrest of a 20-year-old man on weapon charges after he allegedly brandished a gun at another motorist.

March 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Fight with teen gets man arrested

A 44-year-old Turlock man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly put a knife to the throat of a teenager.

March 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock woman killed in crash outside Hilmar

An early morning accident near Hilmar claimed the life of a Turlock woman and injured two other women, the California Highway Patrol reported.

March 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Detectives seek clues in death of young mother

Sheriff's detectives continue to piece together clues on the trail hopefully leading to the person or persons responsible for the death of a 24-year-old mother whose burned body turned up on a rural Ceres property on Monday.

March 19, 2015 | Jeff Benziger Ceres Courier | Crime


Highway collision claims life of Turlock man; wife facing charges

A Turlock father was killed in a single vehicle collision of Highway 99 Wednesday and his wife is facing criminal charges, including vehicular manslaughter, for his death.

March 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Minor injuries reported in motorcycle collision

Backed up traffic on Lander Avenue led to a collision between a truck and motorcycle, and a trip to the hospital.

March 17, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Crime


Murder conviction overturned for Turlock man

When Taylor Futch walked out of a Stanislaus County courthouse in 2011, she believed it marked the last time she would ever see the man convicted of killing her father, but four years later she is facing the possibility of sitting through another trial.

March 17, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police apprehend suspect who tried to ignite propane tanks

A Turlock man who had been wanted by local law enforcement on attempted murder charges after he tried to set several propane tanks on fire has been located and taken into custody.

March 17, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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