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  • TUOLUMNE COUNTY - Authorities with the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in locating a person of interest regarding a suspected homicide. Deputies responded to Black Road in the Big Oak Flat area early Monday where they located a deceased adult male. The area was taped off as a crime scene and investigators responded to process the area. Officials believe Christopher Reed, who also goes by the name Elton, is a person of interest in this case. Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked not to confront him but call the sheriff's office at (209) 533-5815.  ADVERTISEMENT
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    Person of Interest Sought in Homicide

  • MODESTO - Authorities report at least one person was killed in a collision involving two vehicles Saturday afternoon. The crash was reported at about 6:08pm near the intersection of Kiernan Avenue and Pentecost Drive. According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision involved a motorcycle and an SUV. By 7:44pm, the collision had been classified as fatal. Authorities say the motorcycle crashed head on into the SUV. There were no further details released at time of publication. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW  
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    Fatal Crash Reported in Modesto

  • STOCKTON - Police arrested a 21 year old woman on attempted homicide charges after a shooting in an apartment Saturday morning. At about 8:21am officers responded to a report of a person shot near the 300 block of Worth Street. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Arriving officers did not locate the victim, who was reportedly transported by a relative to a hospital. That victim, identified only as an adult male, was listed in serious but condition. Police were able to locate a shooting scene inside of an apartment. During the investigation, the victim identified 21 year old Beanney Baca
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    Saturday Morning Shooting Leads to Woman's Arrest

  • STOCKTON - Police investigated a homicide after a man was found shot Sunday night. Shortly after 8:00pm, officers were called to the 1000 block of North Madison Street for a report of a person who was shot. When they arrived, they found a man who was suffering from at least one gunshot wound. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The man died at the scene, and detectives responded to take over the investigation. Police have no motive or suspect information. Anyone who may have witnessed anything or who may have information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Stockton Police Department at (209)
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    Police Investigate Sunday Night Homicide

  • MODESTO - Sergeant Michael Pershall was honored in a memorial service by friends, family and peers Wednesday morning. Pershall was described as someone who touched all of Modesto, but touched the Modesto Police Department family even deeper. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The recently promoted sergeant was killed when he was struck by an impaired driver on Merle Avenue on Tuesday August 22nd. Pershall was riding his bicycle training for an event for peace officers when the crash occurred. He was thrown off his bicycle and killed instantly. Prior to joining the Modesto Police Department, Pershall was a deputy
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    Modesto Police Sergeant Honored in Memorial Service

  • MODESTO - Authorities have identified the member of the Modesto Police family who was killed in an off-duty collision. Sergeant Michael Pershall, who was recently promoted on August 8th, was riding his bicycle on Merle Avenue when he was struck from behind by a suspected drunk driver shortly after 6:00pm Tuesday. Officers with the California Highway Patrol responded to investigate the crash and arrested 32 year old Matthew Gibbs. Pershall joined the Modesto Police Department in 2012. Prior to that, he was a deputy with the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office for four years.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); He served as a canine
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    Officer Recently Promoted to Sergeant Identified as Crash Victim

  • MODESTO - Police Chief Galen Carrol reported the loss of an officer in a traffic collision Tuesday evening. The crash happened near Savage Middle School on Merle Avenue shortly after 6:00pm. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Authorities rushed an American Flag to the scene to cover the officer. The officer's identity was not released at time of publication. No further details were released, only that the investigation was turned over to the California Highway Patrol. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
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    Modesto Police Chief Reports Loss of Officer

  • CERES - Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who they say attempted to cash a fraudulent check and stole a vehicle. Authorities say the woman entered the Bank of America on Mitchell Road in Ceres on July 25th and attempted to cash a fraudulent check. The suspect attempted to use someone else's identification to cash the check but was unsuccessful. ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While she attempted to cash the check, she managed to steal another customer's keys from the counter and stole their vehicle. It was later found abandoned and recovered in Turlock.
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    Police Seek Fraud, Auto Theft Suspect