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Moments after first collision Delhi woman killed in second crash

A Delhi woman survived a head-on collision in Denair Wednesday morning only to be hit by another vehicle moments later, causing fatal injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect in carjacking of firefighter’s truck apprehended

The Merced County Sheriff's Department believes they have found and arrested the man suspected of stealing a firefighter's truck from the scene of a collision.

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Hilmar duo arrested for cancer scam

Oakdale Police arrested a 31-year-old Hilmar woman on suspicion of bilking a kind-hearted Oakdale woman out of $8,500 on a bogus story that the suspect's 10-year-old son had cancer and had eventually died from the disease.

December 01, 2016 | BY RICHARD PALOMA Turlock Journal | Crime


60 citations issued in Turlock traffic operation

The Turlock Police Department's traffic safety enforcement effort on Wednesday resulted in 60 citations being issued in just under a three hour time span.

December 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspects arrested in double stabbing attack

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, with the assistance of the Turlock Police Department, has arrested a man and a woman in connection with two stabbings at a south Modesto mobile home park.

November 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock man awaits sentencing for torture, murder of toddler

A Turlock man convicted of first-degree murder for the death of a 3-year-old Exeter girl is now waiting to find out if he will spend the rest of his life in prison, or if he will pay for his crimes with his life.

November 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect in deputy’s death wants to represent himself

The man standing accused of gunning down a Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy is wanting to represent himself in his legal proceedings, but first officials have to determine if he is even competent to stand trial.

November 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Parole denied for Turlock civic club shooter

A Modesto man has been denied parole for the seventh time for his role in an armed robbery of the Assyrian American Club in Turlock.

November 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Pursuit ends with crash, arrest for Turlock man

A Turlock man was arrested Monday in Los Banos after leading officers on a pursuit that ended with a crash and the suspect trying to swim away.

November 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Officers hit during arrest

A Turlock man was placed under arrest after injuring two peace officers with a handcuff.

November 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Stop to give aid turns into carjacking for firefighter

An off-duty volunteer firefighter stopping to help victims of a car crash became the victim of a carjacking Thursday morning in Ballico, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

November 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Scams seek to profit from deputy’s death

While the community mourns the loss of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace and is looking for ways to help his family and friends, some individuals are using it as an opportunity to put cash in their wallets.

November 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Grant to help prosecute DUI offenders

The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office has been awarded a specialty grant to prosecute cases against repeat offenders and those involved in fatal or injury crashes in cases involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

November 15, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime


Stanislaus Sheriff deputy slain; suspect pleads not guilty

Days after Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace was gunned down while checking on a suspicious vehicle, his accused killer made his first court appearance to enter a not guilty plea to all the charges against him.

November 15, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Investigators seek public’s help in case of slain deputy

As detectives continue to investigate the fatal shooting of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace, they are seeking the public's help in filling in the timeline of Wallace's suspected killed, David Machado.

November 14, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Law enforcement nab auto theft suspects

A combined effort between the Turlock Police Department, the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force and other area law enforcement has resulted in the capture ...

October 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Ceres man pleads guilty in murder of daughter

Mark Edward Mesiti, the former Ceres resident standing trial for the 2006 murder of his daughter Alycia, decided Tuesday to plead guilty in exchange for ...

October 17, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Crime


Speeding, trailing too close causes fatal wreck

A Turlock man was arrested by the California Highway Patrol for voluntary manslaughter after allegedly causing a collision that claimed the life of a Delhi ...

October 17, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Girl, 12, arrested for brandishing knife at school

A school yard argument ended with a 12-year-old Turlock girl being taken to Juvenile Hall after she threatened another child with a knife, according to ...

October 13, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect in Turlock shooting, auto theft arrested

A Turlock man has been taken into custody on allegations he was responsible for a recent shooting and auto theft, according to the Turlock Police ...

October 13, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Carjacking ends with a crash

A suspected carjacker's attempt to abscond with a stolen vehicle met with a violent end when he collided with a big rig minutes after ...

October 12, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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