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MANTECA - Highway 99 was closed late Wednesday morning as authorities investigated an officer involved shooting.

The incident took place near Lathrop Road, closing down northbound traffic. Reports indicate the highway was backed up well into Ripon.

Early indications suggest the shooting involved a man with a knife.

Further details will be posted when they become available.

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Wednesday, 15 February 2017 09:12

Officer Involved Shooting Reported in Newman

NEWMAN - Authorities investigated an officer involved shooting in Newman Wednesday morning.

An officer called out shots fired over dispatch during an investigation on the 400 block of Bobolink Court Wednesday. One person was reported down, no injuries reported to the officer.

Medics were called for the person shot, as well as a woman with stab wounds. An air ambulance was dispatched to the scene. Sheriff Deputies also responded to assist with securing the scene.

At time of publication, CPR was being performed on at least one person. Further updates will be posted as they become available.

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Friday, 10 February 2017 14:00

Man Accused of Groping Students Arrested

MODESTO - Authorities arrested a 34 year old man who was accused of groping several students as they walked to a school bus stop.

On January 31st, deputies with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office received a report from a 15 year old girl who said she had been groped by a Hispanic man on a bicycle as she walked to a bus stop near the intersection of Crows Landing Road and Butte Avenue.

Over the last two weeks, authorities conducted a search to locate and identify the suspect. Probation officers and detectives also assisted  to try and identify the suspect. Authorities say seven victims were identified in this case.

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Thursday morning, Sheriff detectives and deputies in the STING unit set up an undercover operation with a female deputy posing as a student. As the undercover deputy walked westbound on Butte Avenue toward Glenn Avenue, a man on a bike rode up and groped her. As he began to ride away, the undercover deputy grabbed him and took him into custody. Deputies with the STING unit arrived and arrested the suspect.

Authorities identified the suspect as 34 year old Richard Garcia of Modesto. He was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail for sexual battery. Detectives are expected to conduct a follow up investigation in the case, and are seeking any more possible victims. The contact is Detective Esquivez, who can be reached at (209) 525-7050.

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Monday, 06 February 2017 11:38

Stabbing Prompts Lockdown of Modesto School

MODESTO - A stabbing Monday morning prompted the lockdown of a nearby elementary school.

Authorities say Capistrano School was lockdown aftera report of a person being stabbed nearby. The lockdown remained as officers arrived and searched for a suspect in the area.

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As an officer searched the area of San Ignacio Avenue and Carmillita Way, he interrupted a burglary in progress. Officers detained two persons in that location. It was unclear if they were connected to the stabbing.

The stabbing victim self-transported to a local hospital according to authorities, where their condition is unknown. The lockdown was lifted shortly before 11:30am. At time of publication, no further details were available.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

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PATTERSON - Authorities cited many drivers suspected of participating in a sideshow Sunday afternoon.

After sideshow activity summoned a response from many law enforcement officials in the Modesto and Keyes area Saturday night, authorities say the activity continued Sunday in Patterson.

According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office, a group from Sacramento came to Patterson for a sideshow. After being asked to leave town, authorities cited those who decided to remain.

In total, authorities issued 48 tickets, towed one vehicle and made one arrest.

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MODESTO - Authorities are investigating the death of a man who allegedly forced his way into his estranged wife's home armed with a gun Saturday afternoon.

Police say the incident occurred at a home on the 4100 block of Alexandra Court Saturday. Authorities began receiving 911 calls at about 4:00pm when a 53 year old man identified as Rick Foreman, reportedly forced his way into the home where his estranged wife and other family members lived.

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Police say Foreman was armed with a gun and confronted a family member. During the altercation, Foreman fired the gun and began to struggle with the family member who attempted to disarm him. Several more shots were fired, however no one in the home was struck.

As Foreman was subdued and emergency personnel arrived, he lost consciousness. Life saving measures were performed but Foreman died at the scene.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and they are still working to determine the events that led up to Saturday's disturbance. No arrests have been made in the case.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

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Sunday, 05 February 2017 11:16

Fire Damages Modesto Home

MODESTO - Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire late Sunday morning that caused damage to a home.

The fire was dispatched shortly after 10:30am at a home on the 2200 block of Jason Way. Early reports indicate the fire may have started in the kitchen area of the residence.

The majority of the fire was knocked down in about twenty minutes. One person may have suffered smoke inhalation.

At time of publication, a cause and damage estimate were not available.

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Saturday, 04 February 2017 15:58

Man Arrested After Machete Attack

STOCKTON - Police arrested a 22 year old man for allegedly attacking a woman with a machete.

The incident happened Friday at about 2:20pm near Washington and Center Streets. Authorities say the victim reported that the suspect tried to strike her multiple times with a large machete during an argument. 

Police officers were able to locate the suspect and arrest him without incident. He was identified as 22 year old Travis Da. He was booked on charges including assault with a deadly weapon, domestic battery, violation of a restraining order, a parole warrant, and other local warrants.

The victim was not injured.

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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 13:14

Police Seek Shooting Suspect

STOCKTON - Police are seeking a shooting suspect who shot a man riding a bicycle Tuesday evening.

The shooting happened at about 8:31pm near the 200 block of East Iris Avenue. The victim was riding his bicycle when a person in a silver vehicle opened fire, striking him in the arm and abdomen.

The victim was rushed to the hospital for treatement of the gunshot wounds. The silver vehicle fled westbound toward El Dorado.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600 where callers can remain anonymous.

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STOCKTON - Police arrested a 28 year old man after they say he stabbed his girlfriend Sunday night.

The incident happened at about 8:33pm at a home near the 1000 block of North Sutter Street. The suspect was disciplining his child when his girlfriend stepped in and began to discipline the child also.

Authorities say the suspect felt she was too aggressive and pushed her down on a bed. He then stabbed her once in the chest with a pocket knife. She was transported to a local hospital where she was expected to survive.

The suspect, identified as 28 year old Alex Macias, was arrested on an attempted homicide charge.

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