A Turlock man who already had one conviction for auto theft is headed back to prison for a second conviction.Jason Lee Beck, 35, was convicted on Monday of residential burglary and auto theft. Beck also admitted a prior auto theft conviction from March 2006.According to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office, Beck broke into a home in Modesto around 2 a.m. Oct. 23 and stole a brown purse, three watches, and keys to a 2007 Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle parked in the garage. Beck was able to enter the house through an unlocked back door. The ...
A Turlock man, who carried out an unprovoked attack on a woman by slashing her cheek with a knife, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Monday.
Auto thefts have been called one of the scourges of Stanislaus County, and though specialty task forces and awareness campaigns have made inroads into the crime, it continues to be a problem that plagues local law enforcement.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Valley First Credit Union.
A 22-year-old Winton man was shot once in the back during a confrontation outside a Turlock restaurant.
One Turlock Police officer was hit in the face and two patrol cars were rammed during pursuit of a suspect Tuesday morning.
A Delhi man has pled guilty to charges of committing lewd acts upon a child.
A Turlock man will be spending six years in prison for an auto theft conviction.
The Stanislaus County Avoid the 12 campaign will be out with coordinated efforts to stop drunk drivers over the Halloween weekend.Roving DUI Saturation Patrols and a DUI/Driver License Checkpoint are planned this weekend as part of ongoing efforts to lower impaired driving in the region. The DUI Checkpoint will be held today in Modesto. Additional DUI Patrols will be conducted county wide on Sunday.Halloween weekend is often one of the deadliest times of the year for impaired drivers. According to the CHP's Statewide Integrated Traffic Reporting System, 16 individuals died and 417 were injured on Halloween ...
A fight between two men in Delhi landed one in jail and one in the hospital.
The 27-year-old man convicted of the brutal slaying of a Livingston woman by lighting her on fire, will spend the rest of his days in prison.
The Fresno-based 5th District Court of Appeals will make the short drive north to Stanislaus County on Thursday to conduct a hearing in Modesto and hold a panel discussion at California State University, Stanislaus.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a second robbery of a check cashing business in a one-week period.
A Stanislaus County Superior Court judge has ruled there is enough evidence to hold a 53-year-old man over for trial on a homicide charge for the stabbing death of Lamondre Brown, 23.In her ruling at the conclusion of the preliminary hearing, Judge Marie Silveira said there was "sufficient cause to have Arthur Maunakea bound over for trial." Maunakea is accused of stabbing Brown to death on Oct. 31, 2009, over a debt of less than $100 that Maunakea owed to Brown.During Wednesday's hearing Deputy District Attorney Randy Fischer presented several witnesses who testified to a confrontation between ...
The preliminary hearing for a Turlock man accused of beating a Hilmar man to death in an incident of road rage, has been postponed for an additional three months.
A follow-up investigation into a stolen flatbed truck by the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force led to the arrest of two men and the recovery of seven stolen vehicles worth an estimated $250,000.
A sentencing hearing for a Turlock man convicted of murder in the stabbing death of a 25-year-old man, has been delayed to December.
The Merced County District Attorney's Office has filed new charges against a Delhi mother, accusing her of homicide for the death of her 2-year-old daughter.
Court papers filed shortly after a sexual assault complaint was made against a former Oakdale pizzeria owner give insight to the circumstances surrounding his Oct. 20 arrest by Oakdale Police.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department has arrested a fourth man for the murder of two men found inside a charred car in an orchard outside of Denair.
Turlock Police officers are on the hunt for a man who stole a motorcycle and then proceeded to crash it - twice.
The theft of a stolen all-terrain vehicle led authorities to a chop shop operating in Turlock, as well as the seizure of an estimated 100 pounds of marijuana.
A woman was arrested Thursday night on allegations she used two teenagers to help her steal from a Turlock store.
A Turlock man is facing burglary charges after he was seen breaking into the coin boxes at an apartment complex laundry room.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department has arrested three men for the murder of two men, whose remains were found in a charred car in an orchard outside Denair.
A 16-year-old boy walking to Pitman High School was struck by a car Thursday morning.
A man's attempt at shoplifting items from a Turlock grocery store became a robbery after he hurled a fruit cup at a loss prevention agent in his escape.
A Turlock neighborhood already rocked by the death of three family members has once again witnessed a fatality on their streets.
A man found asleep behind the wheel of his car at a Turlock intersection was arrested for driving under the influence when he was unable to complete a field sobriety test.
The remains of two people were discovered inside a burned car Monday morning in an orchard located east of Denair.
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