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  • MODESTO - Police are seeking two or more drivers involved in a collision that ended the life of a 79 year old man riding a bicycle early Monday morning. The collision was reported just after 6:00am near the intersection of Maze Boulevard and Carpenter Roads. The bicyclist, who is said to travel the area every morning, cross the road when he was struck by one vehicle. The collision sent him across the road where he was struck again by several vehicles. Two of the vehicles stopped at the scene and cooperated with authorities conducting the investigation. Authorities are searching for a
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    Modesto Police Seek Drivers Involved in Fatal Collision

  • SALIDA - A compressor that caught fire spread to a structure, summoning a large response to combat flames Saturday morning. The fire was dispatched at about 9:30am at BMC West Building Materials on the 4200 block of Murphy Road. Several crews from Salida, Modesto, Ripon and other neighboring agencies responded to the incident. According to Chief Dale Skiles with the Salida Fire Department, an employee at the business reported hearing a pop in the area of the compressor, which subsequently caught fire. The fire then spread to the building where several doors were being manufactured. The fire was advanced to multiple
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    Structure Fire on Murphy Road

  • SALIDA - At least one person suffered gunshot wounds in a shooting Friday night. Authorities responded to the area of Covert and Overland for the report of the shooting just after 9:30pm. At least one person was wounded. Early indications suggest the victim suffered injuries to an arm and their head. The suspect or suspects may have fled in a vehicle. The Sheriff's air support unit responded to assist in the investigation. As of this writing patient condition was not available. We will post further updates as they develop.
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    Salida Shooting Investigation

  • RIPON - Police arrested five people suspected of their involvement in a shoplifting ring, authorities say. Police officers responded to the CVS Pharmacy on Main Street after a call for shoplifting in progress being committed by several suspects. Police arrived and stopped a vehicle belonging to the suspects within minutes. Inside the vehicle officers discovered several thousand dollars worth of stolen merchandise including alcohol, clothing, perfume, gift cards, jewelry and makeup. Arrested were Deanna Nancydel Banks, 21 of Hayward, 26 year old Julian Alberto Hertier of Union City, 23 year old  Shawn Lamont Mitchell Jr. of Hayward, 29 year old Joy
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    Several Arrested in Shoplifting Ring Case

  • STOCKTON - Police investigated a shooting and a pair of robberies Thursday afternoon that left a taco truck employee in critical condition. The Shooting happened near West Lane and Bianchi Road at the "La Perla de Occidente" taco truck, where an official said two African American men robbed the truck and shot an adult man employee more than once. He was listed in critical condition as of this writing. Authorities say the suspects then drove to a shopping center about a block away and robbed a smoke shop before fleeing again. The suspects are said to be in a silver SUV.
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    Double Robbery, Shooting Investigated

  • STOCKTON - Emergency crews responded to a report of three pedestrians struck by a vehicle Thursday morning. The incident was dispatched at about 8:30am near the area of Market and Hunter Streets. At least one child was reported involved in the incident. Fire crews and at least two ambulances were dispatched to the scene. At time of publication, patient condition was not available. We will post further updates as they develop.
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    Three Pedestrians Struck by Vehicle

  • LOS ANGELES - Authorities have activated an Amber Alert for a two year old reported abducted by her non-custodial father. The Amber Alert is in effect for several Southern California counties. Lanees Issa is said to have been taken by her 27 year old father Louai Nayel Issa at about 2pm Wednesday. Authorities report he is considered armed and dangerous. Lanees is about 2 feet tall and was last seen dressed entirely in Pink. She weighs about 35 pounds. Louai Issa has brown hair, green eyes stands at about 5'11" and weighs about 165 pounds. He is a middle eastern man
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    Amber Alert Activation

  • MODESTO - Police are asking for the public's help in locating a child missing since Saturday. Pedro Alvarez, left his Poppypatch Drive home Saturday on his bicycle and has not been seen since. Police say he left on his green bicycle at about 3:30pm. Pedro is about 4'9" tall and was last seen wearing a gray shirt saying "I'm not arguing, just explaining."  If anyone has seen him or know his whereabouts Police ask you to contact them immediately.
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    Missing Child Reported