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Nine arrested in Korey Kauffman case

When Korey Kauffman disappeared in 2012 there was little attention devoted to the case of the missing 26-year-old Turlock man who made his living by stealing and scrapping metal. But the arrest of his suspected killers on Friday morning has sent shockwaves through the legal and law enforcement community that will likely reverberate for years, as investigators unraveled a conspiracy that involved a prominent defense attorney, three California Highway Patrol officers, and two well known business owners.

August 14, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Prominent defense attorney arrested for murder of Turlock man

Defense attorney and one-time Stanislaus County district attorney candidate Frank Carson has been arrested for the murder of Turlock resident Korey Kauffman, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.

August 14, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Search underway for Modesto homicide suspect

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating 26-year old Clarence Moore, who has been identified by detectives as a suspect in the homicide of 49-year old Louis Ramos of Modesto.

August 13, 2015 | | Crime


Turlock man tied to trailer thefts

The investigation into a break in at a Turlock stereo store led to the identity and arrest of a man suspected of stealing several trailers over the last few months from Bonander Truck and Trailer.

August 13, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock man involved in DMV bribery case

The Turlock owner of a local trucking school has admitted to taking part in a scheme to obtain Class A commercial driver's licenses by bribing Department of Motor Vehicle employees to fraudulently enter false test results.

August 11, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Sheriff’s department plans DUI patrols

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department will be out in force, cracking down on impaired drivers with DUI saturation patrols Saturday and Sunday.

August 06, 2015 | | Crime


Suspect uses car as a weapon

A report of a verbal disturbance turned into a charge of aggravated assault for a Turlock man after he allegedly purposely hit a man with his car.

August 04, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Man charged with sex crime for park incident

A 38-year-old man is facing felony molesting charges after propositioning a 13-year-old at a Turlock park.

August 04, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Police identify body found near railroad tracks

A body found near the railroad tracks Saturday morning has been identified as a 21-year-old Turlock man.

August 04, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Aircraft spurs emergency calls in Turlock

Around 9:20 p.m. Friday night the Turlock Police Department received a string of calls to 911 in regards to a low-flying airplane spraying a mist over parts of the city.

August 01, 2015 | | Crime


Turlock Police seek help in identifying deceased man

The Turlock Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was found dead by the railroad tracks and is asking for the public's help in discovering his identity.

August 01, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Driver arrested for DUI after crash

The Turlock Police Department's search for a reported dangerous driver came to an end when they found the driver and his vehicle crashed into a parked car.

July 31, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Kick to the groin leads to robbery charge for 19-year old

A shoplifting attempt at a Turlock grocery store turned into a robbery after the 19-year-old suspect kicked a security guard in the groin.

July 31, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock missing person case linked to Florida homicide

A missing person investigation that was initiated in Turlock has finally come to a conclusion with the identification of human remains that were found in the Florida Everglades 25 years ago.

July 31, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect caught with stolen chainsaw

A report of a chainsaw stolen from a backyard in Turlock was found shortly thereafter the report was made when a man was seen walking in the area with the same chainsaw, according to the Turlock Police Department.

July 30, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Man carjacked outside Turlock by suspects pretending to be police

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating a carjacking outside of Turlock in which the culprits donned police uniforms.

August 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Teens speeding cited as cause of fatal crash in Turlock

Two teenagers racing down Highway 99 in Turlock are accused of causing a collision that claimed the life of a 25-year-old Salida man.

August 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


New details about Kauffman murder emerge during bail hearing

Three of the defendants accused of killing a 26-year-old Turlock man will remain in custody for the time being as a judge denied their request ...

August 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


State Bar looks to take over Frank Carson’s law practice

The State Bar of California filed a lawsuit in Stanislaus County on Friday seeking to take control of Frank Carson's law practice.

August 21, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Devices to deter auto thefts to be given free of charge

With the goal of decreasing auto thefts in the county, the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force will be giving out anti-theft steering wheel locking ...

August 20, 2015 | | Crime


Ammo found at Turlock school

The Turlock Police Department was summoned to Brown Elementary Wednesday morning after a bag containing a box of ammunition and a magazine for a firearm ...

August 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Ex-cop held on charges in Nevada for Turlock kidnapping

A former Oklahoma police officer accused of kidnapping a teen girl from Turlock and taking her to a Vegas hotel has entered a not guilty ...

August 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Murder charges officially filed against defense attorney, others in Turlock homicide

Department 8 in Stanislaus County Superior Court was abuzz with action as a capacity crowd was on hand to witness the arraignment of five defendants ...

August 18, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock drug bust nets six arrests

The Turlock Police Department's Narcotics Enforcement Team took into custody six people Tuesday morning in an investigation into ongoing drug sales out of a ...

August 18, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock freeway collision kills man

A Winton man was struck and killed Sunday night on Highway 99 in Turlock when he got out of a vehicle that had become disabled ...

August 18, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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