A call of armed suspects kicking in doors at a Modesto motel prompted a SWAT call out and resulted in the arrest of two parolees, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department reported.
A 58-year-old Ceres man sustained fatal injuries after he reportedly jumped onto Highway 99 from atop the Hatch Road overpass on Monday evening.
Three suspects are in custody after a search warrant for weapons was served in Atwater. Just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, State Parole Agent Craig Donnahoe and the Merced Sheriff's STAR Team served a search warrant in the 500 block of East Juniper in Atwater. Agent Donnahoe's investigation led him to the address looking for weapons and armed with an arrest warrant for 42-year-old parolee and registered sex offender John Godman. Also at the residence ...
Two Merced County Sheriff's deputies who went to a Winton home to investigate a report of a vicious animal, were forced to shoot a pit bull when it came charging directly at them.
A man who was last seen struggling against a swift current in the San Joaquin River, is believed to have drowned, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department reported Wednesday.
The Modesto Police Department is searching for the three men who carried out a home invasion robbery Thursday morning.
A 30-year-old Galt man was killed in an industrial accident Thursday in Le Grand. The man was identified as Benjamin Novoa by the Merced County Sheriff's Department. The accident occurred around 11 a.m. in the 7000 block of White Rock Road. According to the sheriff's department, Novoa was unloading pipes from a flatbed truck for a drilling operation. The pipes, 40 feet in length and 18 inches in diameter and made of steel, were being ...
A group of scammers are hitting up businesses and residents in Atwater trying to get money for high school sports programs, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's department has released photos of two men believed to be connected to a homicide that occurred outside an Empire bar. Detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the two men.
The Modesto Police Department has arrested two men on attempted homicide charges related to a shooting at a party on Sunday.
A Modesto man was indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday for charges arising from a break-in at the Social Security office in Modesto.
A gang sweep in Planada on Thursday night resulted in the arrest of 12 individuals. In the wake of increased gang activity and a recent drive-by shooting in Planada, the Merced County Sheriff's Department STAR team, along with the state parole and county probation officers conducted a zero tolerance sweep of the area. Teams hit several different houses along with extra units patrolling the area and arrested 12 individuals during the operation. The charges ranged ...
The Modesto Police Department is investigating the attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl as she walked home from school Thursday afternoon.
A Merced man was sentenced to more than two decades in a federal prison for his role as the leader of a major drug distribution ring that used the Central Valley as the base to ship out cocaine to cities across the United States.
A Winton couple has found themselves in trouble with the law after they were accused of taking a purse they found in a Merced County courtroom.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in finding an elderly man with Alzheimer's who wondered away from his Modesto home.
An employee at a Modesto Chinese restaurant has been arrested for the bludgeoning death of the eatery's owner.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating a Modesto homicide after fire fighters found a deceased man in a burned out home.
Ten people inside a Planada home, including young children, escaped injury when the house was fired upon Friday night.
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