In celebration of January being National Self Defense Awareness Month, the Turlock Police Department and Stanislaus State University Police are working together to provide Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) training to the Turlock community. The course is offered for free and is open to women only. The 12-hour course is broken up into three sessions over a period of two weeks. The R.A.D. Systems Basic Physical Defense is a program designed to help women overcome the effects of sexual harassment and sexual violence by teaching assertiveness, awareness, risk reduction, risk recognition, avoidance and physical defense strategies. R ...
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department and the Modesto Police Department made two separate drug busts Wednesday that resulted in the seizure of approximately four pounds of various narcotics.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is sending out warnings to residents to be on the look-out for scammers out trolling for victims this holiday season.
In a case already peppered with unusual twists, Merced County Sheriff's detectives are now investigating the possibility that a couple tried to sell a baby that may have belonged to a homicide victim and later abandoned on a doorstep.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's patrol deputies, working a special burglary suppression assignment with the Hughson Police Services, arrested a Modesto man on numerous drug-related felonies, during a traffic stop Monday.Deputies were patrolling near the intersection of Hatch and Gilbert roads at 12:11 a.m., when they noticed a 2000 Chevrolet speeding and driven running stop signs. Sheriff's deputies made a traffic stop, contacted the driver and could immediately smell the odor of what they believed to be marijuana coming from the car's passenger compartment, and a black-colored substance believed to be hash, or concentrated cannabis, could ...
Investigators have determined the identity of Turlock's first homicide in 2010, but few other details of the fatal shooting have emerged.
The charred human remains found in a Snelling orchard Thursday were positively identified Tuesday as that of a missing Planada woman. Also on Tuesday an infant baby boy was found on a door step in Le Grand and the Merced County Sheriff's Department is trying to determine if it is the woman's missing 2-month-old son.
An elderly married couple were the victims of what appears to be a random home invasion robbery that occurred in Turlock Friday afternoon.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department is investigating a homicide where a badly burned body was found in a Snelling orchard.
The Turlock Police Department recorded their first homicide for the year with the discovery of a shooting victim Thursday night.
A Turlock man was arrested on Sunday when he was found in possession of a small pipe bomb, according to the Turlock Police Department.
The Turlock Police Department arrested three Delhi teens for burglary and is investigating the possibility they may have committed other break-ins at Turlock homes.
A suspected Turlock bank robber seemed to be operating on the motto that if at first you don't succeed, try again.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting in Delhi that left a man with bullet wounds to his hand and arm.
A 13-year-old boy, who claimed to be the victim of bullying, was arrested by the Merced County Sheriff's Department on the suspicion that he assaulted his alleged 12-year-old bully.
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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