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Rumors of ICE roundup, checkpoint in Stanislaus County denied

Rumors of a checkpoint to round up undocumented immigrants last week in south Modesto and other points in Stanislaus County simply were not true, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman said. Any arrests targeted those with criminal records and those who posed a threat to the community – not merely being undocumented.

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Side view of Don Pedro spillway

Here is a side view seconds after the Turlock Irrigation District opened the spillway gates at Don Pedro Reservoir on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office)

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TID opens spillway at Don Pedro

The Turlock Irrigation District opened the spillway at Don Pedro Reservoir on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. (Turlock Irrigation District)
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TID opens spillway at Don Pedro 0:23

TID opens spillway at Don Pedro

Police, fire prepare for Modesto flooding 1:02

Police, fire prepare for Modesto flooding

Side view of Don Pedro spillway 0:35

Side view of Don Pedro spillway

How TID opens Don Pedro spillway gates 0:51

How TID opens Don Pedro spillway gates