A Turlock man convicted of first-degree murder for the death of a 3-year-old Exeter girl is now waiting to find out if he will spend the rest of his life in prison, or if he will pay for his crimes with his life.
The man standing accused of gunning down a Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy is wanting to represent himself in his legal proceedings, but first officials have to determine if he is even competent to stand trial.
While the community mourns the loss of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace and is looking for ways to help his family and friends, some individuals are using it as an opportunity to put cash in their wallets.
The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office has been awarded a specialty grant to prosecute cases against repeat offenders and those involved in fatal or injury crashes in cases involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
November 15, 2016|
Days after Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace was gunned down while checking on a suspicious vehicle, his accused killer made his first court appearance to enter a not guilty plea to all the charges against him.
As detectives continue to investigate the fatal shooting of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace, they are seeking the public's help in filling in the timeline of Wallace's suspected killed, David Machado.
The suspect in the death of a Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy was apprehended Sunday afternoon in Tulare County - nearly four hours after the deputy was killed in what was described by Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson as an execution.