Four people have been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred in Modesto in June. One additional suspect remains at large, the Modesto Police Department reported.Juan Gabriel Barajas, 32, of Modesto was killed on June 27. He was found slumped over the wheel of a car in the 1600 block of Vicksburg Avenue and had been shot at least once, according to the police department.Detectives developed several leads and on July 12 they arrested Gilberto Navarroa, Jr., 23, of Modesto and charged him with murder.Still outstanding on a warrant for murder is Francisco "Frankie" Carranza ...
A 49-year-old Winton woman has been charged with a home invasion robbery and elder abuse of an 86-year-old man, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported Wednesday.The victim told the sheriff's department that Denise Mayfield had come into his house in the 7000 block of Walnut Avenue in Winton on July 15 and pushed him to the ground and took his wallet out of his pants. The victim, who has very poor eyesight said he recognized her by the sound of her voice, said sheriff spokesman Deputy Tom MacKenzie.Earlier that month, Mayfield had come to the victim ...
An anonymous tip about a marijuana grow operation in Los Banos led to the arrest of four people and the confiscation of weapons and narcotics.The tip came into the Merced Mariposa High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force. It provided information that a home in the 15000 block of Henry Miller Road was being used to grow marijuana and sale methamphetamine.When they arrived at the house of John Soares, 48, they found a small marijuana grow of less than 15 plants and a quarter ounce of methamphetamine, but no Soares, said Merced County Sheriff's Department spokesman Deputy ...
Detectives with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department are seeking the public's help in solving the death of a 24-year-old Modesto man.
The California Highway Patrol is looking for the driver in a hit and run collision that left a 25-year-old woman dead.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department pulled the body of a Hispanic man from a canal in Planada Wednesday night that was that of a man reported missing July 10.
A fire burning in Ballico was that of a methamphetamine lab dump site, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
The season of marijuana eradication started with a boost when agents from the Merced/Mariposa High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force uprooted more than 9,000 plants off of an island in the San Joaquin River near the Stevinson area.
A 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after he was shot in the back during a drive-by that detectives believe was a case of mistaken identity.
The Merced County Sheriff's Department recovered a body from the Delta Mendota canal on Tuesday that has been identified as that of a missing fisherman.
An 18-year-old gang member was sentenced to eight years in state prison for his role in a drive-by shooting.
A 20-year-old man is recovering from two stab wounds he received when he was attacked by a group of suspected gang members Wednesday night in Planada.
The Modesto Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a bank robber.
A sweep of parolees and probationers in Stanislaus County on Thursday resulted in the arrest of 12 individuals for violations ranging from narcotics to weapon possession.