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Allen: 'I did it'

After over four years of claims of being innocent, Columbus Allen Jr. admitted in court Monday that he murdered California Highway Patrol officer Earl Scott of Hughson during a 2006 traffic stop.

August 06, 2010 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Special to the Journal | Neighbors Crime


Arrests made in Modesto homicide

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 ...

July 30, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Woman charged with elder abuse

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 ...

July 30, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Los Banos homes raided in marijuana bust

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 ...

July 30, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Man shot to death in Modesto

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.

July 23, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Jogger killed in hit and run

The California Highway Patrol is looking for the driver in a hit and run collision that left a 25-year-old woman dead.

July 23, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Missing Planada man found dead in canal

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.

July 16, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Meth dump site set ablaze

A fire burning in Ballico was that of a methamphetamine lab dump site, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

July 09, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Massive pot bust in Stevinson

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.

July 09, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Young boy shot in drive-by

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.

June 18, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Fisherman’s body recovered

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.

June 18, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Gang member gets eight years

An 18-year-old gang member was sentenced to eight years in state prison for his role in a drive-by shooting.

June 11, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Stabbing reported in Planada

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.

June 11, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Information on robbery suspect sought

The Modesto Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a bank robber.

June 11, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Parole crackdown nets 12 arrests in Stanislaus County

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.

June 04, 2010 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


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