A Turlock man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of mail theft. Shortly after noon, the 45-year-old man was stopped by Turlock police officers on a Vehicle Code violation and a search produced a postal key and items of mail, police said.
Memorial and funeral services were held Wednesday in Modesto and Hughson for Stanislaus County sheriff’s Deputy Jason Garner, who died in a patrol car crash May 13. Services will be held Wednesday for Sheriff’s Department Community Service Officer Raschel Johnson, also killed in the crash.
A 39-year-old Patterson man has been sentenced to 125 years to life in prison for committing a series of robberies in 2014. His sentence included additional prison time for having previous robbery convictions.
A former Modesto, California, man who as a teen carjacked and kidnapped a man at gunpoint and forced him to write checks and withdraw money from an ATM was denied parole earlier this month, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office.
A 72-year-old former Modesto man who shot his wife in the head was denied parole this month for the fourth time since his 1998 conviction, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office.
The Modesto Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying three women suspected of stealing rent checks from multiple property management companies in the San Joaquin Valley and chasing them in Nevada.
Two Turlock residents are among five people who have been indicted in a scheme that stole the identities of more than 250 people and collected more than $800,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits, authorities said.
Ceres police responding to a report of fighting at apartments on Moffet Road on May 4 learn a boy, 12, suffered a grazing bullet wound. No one else was struck by gunfire, police say. Deke Farrowemail@example.com
12-year-old shot in Ceres
Message from Stanislaus State Chief of Police Andy Roy