The Turlock Police Department is planning a focus on catching drunk drivers this Halloween weekend and is reminding party-goers to make plans for a safe and sober ride home before imbibing in any spirits.
October 28, 2016|
A Turlock woman who was behind the wheel in a drunk driving collision that resulted in the death of her 6-year-old daughter will be spending the next year in jail and must give up alcohol for several years after to avoid going to prison.
A scheme to defraud insurance companies out of thousands of dollars by staging auto accidents has resulted in a conviction for a Modesto man, while other local men, including one from Turlock, are awaiting criminal charges for the same scheme.
The Turlock Police Department's August crime analyst numbers show a drop in some of the calls to the police department for the month, but Acting Police Chief Nino Amirfar cautioned the numbers don't necessarily reflect an actual drop in crime.
A Turlock elementary school was placed on a brief lockdown Thursday afternoon after a man ran into a home and was confronted by an armed resident who proceeded to chase and detain the suspect in the neighborhood.