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Two cases of stolen checks nets two arrests

Over the course of two days Turlock Police officers arrested two men in connection with stolen checks, but the cases don't appear to be connected.

March 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Accident leads to stolen car recovery

A minor accident at a Turlock gas station led to the discovery of a stolen vehicle and the arrest of one suspect.

March 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Police respond to gunfire at Turlock motel

The Turlock Police Department is crediting a woman's calm demeanor with preventing a possible tragedy after her significant other began randomly firing his gun while at a Motel 6.

March 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock man suspected in DUI crash

A Turlock man is facing criminal charges after causing a collision while allegedly under the influence and then fleeing the scene.

March 06, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Fire displaces nine Turlock residents

An attic fire of unknown origin caused damage to a Turlock home and left nine people displaced, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

March 06, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Delhi driver will spend one year in jail for fatal crash

The man behind the wheel in a drunk driving collision that claimed the life of a Delhi teenager will be spending the next year in jail for two probation violations.

March 06, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Narcotics search turns up marijuana, guns and a mortar round in Turlock home

A search of a home by Turlock Police investigators turned up a mortar round that prompted an evacuation of the neighborhood and a call to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's bomb squad Tuesday morning.

March 06, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Five trees set aflame in Turlock

Turlock's fire and police departments are seeking information on the person who set a series of fires around Turlock Wednesday night by igniting Cypress trees.

March 01, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

New technology could help farmers with theft problems

The Merced County Sheriff's Department and the Merced County Farm Bureau unveiled a new technology Monday that aims to deter thefts of agricultural products and equipment.

February 27, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Keyes man arrested for trying to join terrorist group

A federal complaint unsealed Tuesday in New York charges a Keyes resident with attempting to help the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant, also known as ISIL.

February 27, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Merced College student arrested for terrorist threats

A Merced College student was arrested Sunday after allegedly posting threats on social media against the campus of 15,000 students.

February 27, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock boy helps catch purse thief

A suspected thief may have spotted a purse he could take from a vehicle Tuesday in Turlock, but he failed to notice the young child sitting in the back seat.

February 23, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Police seek information on robbery suspects

The Turlock Police Department has released new images from an armed robbery in the hopes someone might recognize one of the suspects.

February 23, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock driver suspected of causing fatal DUI crash

A collision between a car and a big rig resulted in the death of a Modesto man and the arrest of a Turlock man suspected of driving under the influence.

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Scams abound during tax season

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into their bank accounts. The IRS also offered a step-by-step explanation for how to return the funds and avoid being scammed.

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

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Jury reaches guilty verdict for 2016 fatal shooting in Delhi

A Merced County Superior Court jury has convicted a 28-year-old gang member of the murder of one man and the attempted murder of a woman ...

March 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Illegal use of laser pointer could land Turlock man in jail

A Turlock man is facing five years in prison after being convicted of pointing a laser at a Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department helicopter.

March 19, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Officer involved shooting in Keyes

A California Highway Patrol officer shot an individual Thursday night on the Keyes Road overpass at Highway 99.

March 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Denair woman convicted of workers’ compensation fraud

A Denair woman who operated an employment services business has been convicted of workers' compensation fraud after underreporting the business' payroll and number of employees.

March 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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