Modesto high schools losing campus cops

The Police Department is moving 10 officers from specialty units – including those who work at Modesto’s high schools – and putting them into patrol to meet a staffing shortage. Police Chief Galen Carroll said he is doing this because the department is losing officers to retirement and better-paying Bay Area agencies faster than it can replace them.


Detective testifies about deadly shooting in west Modesto

Enrique Garcia Jr. was followed from Vintage Faire Mall to a west Modesto neighborhood, where a gunman walked up to his car and shot him, according to a detective’s testimony in a preliminary hearing for Angel Del Villar, who is accused of murder in the shooting of Garcia.


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