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  • TURLOCK - A rape aggression defense class is being offered in may by Turlock and CSUS Police Departments. The class is being offered May 14th and May 21st from 9:00am to 3:00pm at CSU Stanislaus in room MSR130. The cost of the course is free, but limited seating is available. Priority is given to those who live and work in Turlock. Participants must be at least 15 years old, and youth must have approval from a parent or guardian. Participants must attend both sessions to complete the course. Loose fitting attire is recommended. To register, or for more information please contact
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    Rape Aggression Defense Classes Offered

  • CERES - Police say 28 firearms were taken during a recent break-in at a local gun shop. The break in occurred at about 5:00am on April 23rd. Surveillance images captured a blue 1986 Toyota Camry backing into the front of the store, smashing the entryway. Two men described as wearing hoodies entered the business. Police say the duo took 24 handguns, two AR-15 lower receivers, a shotgun and a 270 rifle. The two fled in the same vehicle, reported stolen out of Oakland. The vehicle had a license plate of 7DWG658. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact
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    Update: 28 Guns Taken in Ceres Break-In

  • STOCKTON - Authorities with the Stockton Police Department arrested a 21 year old man in connection to a fatal January 25th crash. Enrique Ruiz, 21, faces vehicular manslaughter charges among others for his alleged involvement in a street race earlier this year. Police say he was identified as the driver of one of the vehicles involved in a race that struck another vehicle spinning donuts near the intersection of Maranatha and Bryant Drives. A passenger of the vehicle spinning donuts died as a result of the collision. Traffic investigators identified Ruiz as the driver of the vehicle involved in the crash
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    Arrest Made in Fatal Street Racing Crash

  • MODESTO - Police investigated a fatal crash on Crows Landing Road Monday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to a report of a traffic collision at Crows Landing Road and Algen Avenue at about 5:30pm Monday. Early reports indicated a person was trapped in a red Honda Civic and additional resources were requested. The driver of that car was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police spokeswoman Heather Graves said that witness statements indicated the driver of the involved black SUV was driving recklessly before colliding with the Honda. The car was pulling out of a parking lot at the intersection when the crash
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    Fatal Crash on Crows Landing Road

  • MODESTO - An ice cream vendor is expected to survive after being shot multiple times Monday afternoon. At about 3:40pm police responded to a report of a person shot on Cecil Way near Tully Road. Arriving officers located an ice cream vendor suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital for care. According to police spokeswoman Heather Graves, the suspect robbed the victim before shooting him. He is described as an African-American male wearing a red shirt and fled in a light colored SUV. Graves described the shooting as brazen, and said the incident happened at a
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    Ice Cream Vendor Shot During Robbery

  • TURLOCK - A 37 year old man lost his life after he was shot Saturday night. Police responded to an apartment complex on the 300 block of Hawkeye Avenue for a report of a man shot Saturday night. Officers arrived and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a hospital where he later died. The victim was identified as Falane Jones, a Turlock resident. Authorities have not located a weapon and say the investigation is ongoing. No further details were released. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Tim Redd at (209) 664-7325,
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    Shooting Claims Turlock Man's Life

  • STOCKTON - Police apprehended a teen Sunday morning wanted in connection to a March 29th homicide. Authorities say 16 year old Jacob Mendez was located in an apartment on East Willow Street after receiving an anonymous tip. Mendez was taken into custody without incident. The teen was wanted in connection to a homicide on the 3700 block of North California Street near Oak Park on March 29th. Police arrived and located 23 year old Miguel Manuel Ruiz suffering from a gunshot wound in a vehicle. Medics attempted to save his life, but he was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was
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    Tip Leads to Arrest of Teen Homicide Suspect

  • STOCKTON - A two alarm fire caused significant damage to a home Sunday night. Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at the intersection of North San Joaquin and East Oak Street at about 9:15pm Sunday night. Arriving crews located a victorian home with heavy fire from the rear of the building which had burned its way through the roof. Firefighters called for a second alarm and checked the interior of the building for any occupants. Further details will be posted as they become available.
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    Two Alarm Fire Burns Victorian Home