Three Ballico men started the New Year off by sitting in a Merced County Jail cell for shooting a gun into the air.
The campaign to take drunken drivers off the road during the busy holiday season saw an increase in the number of arrests, according to the latest figures released by the Turlock Police Department.
The Journal asked Turlock Police Chief Gary Hampton to look back at 2010 and ahead for 2011. The following is his perspective on the city's past and future.
Q. What successes did the Turlock Police Department have last year?
The Journal asked Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson to look back at 2010 and ahead for 2011. The following is his perspective on the county's past and future.
Q. What successes did the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department have last year?
A sibling argument turned serious when a 13-year-old Winton girl hit her 12-year-old brother hard enough to send him to the hospital.
Stanislaus County Undersheriff William "Bill" Heyne will be retiring from the sheriff's department on Jan. 4, 2011, it was announced this week.
Drunk or high drivers charged with Driving Under the Influence face steep, state-mandated penalties – even for first-time offenders.
Local law enforcement agencies are making a statement: If you drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you will be caught and convicted. And once convicted, you will be held accountable for the terms of your court-ordered probation.
Law enforcement officials are hoping an increased reward will generate new leads in the decades long search for a woman last seen alive in Turlock.
The Winter Holiday anti-drunk driving campaign has already resulted in a significant number of arrests, according to the Turlock Police Department, the overseeing agency for the local Avoid the 12 program.
An Atwater man has been arrested on the allegation that he molested a 7-year-old girl at a daycare center, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
The investigation into Turlock's only homicide thus far for the year remains ongoing as there are few clues into the death of Luis Manuel Maldonado Rodriguez.
A shooting in Delhi that authorities initially believed occurred during a home invasion robbery, turned out to be the outcome of a drug deal gone bad.
A baby stolen from his mother has been reunited with his family and the couple suspected of killing his mother sits behind bars.
Two Turlock teenagers were arrested on multiple theft-related charges after being caught by Merced County Sheriff's deputies with stolen property at a Delhi service station.
The Turlock man that the Turlock Police Department issued a silver alert for is back home safe and sound.
The Turlock Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating an at-risk missing adult.
A man's decision to impede traffic after being asked by Turlock Police officers to leave a home earned him an arrest on resisting charges.
A Hughson woman was among four individuals indicted by a federal grand jury in a scheme to acquire and sell prescription drugs.
The Modesto Police Department arrested a husband and wife with 26 pounds of heroin hidden in a diaper bag during a drug bust near Keyes on Wednesday.
A year after a 41-year-old woman was found dead at a Turlock rest stop, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department has arrested two Modesto individuals in connection to the homicide.
A man's attempt to run from a collision in Turlock came to an end when an involved citizen tripped him up.
After a two month investigation, the Turlock Police Department has arrested a 61-year-old man on allegations he sexually assaulted minors.
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