SHOP LOCAL    |    OPINION    |    VIDEO     |     LATEST COMMENTS

cvtv

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner
TRAFFIC          ABOUT US     
   
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 19:34

Woman Arrested, Had Baby in Car During Pursuit

Written by

MERCED COUNTY - Authorities arrested a Turlock woman who led deputies on a high speed chase Tuesday morning.

Shortly after 11:00am, a Merced County Sheriff Lieutenant and Captain were passed on Highway 99 by a silver sedan traveling at a high rate of speed. As the vehicle continued driving erratically southbound on the highway, they advised a deputy who was just up ahead that the vehicle was approaching.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
Intrinsic Big Banner

 

The officials observed the vehicle swerving dangerously through traffic, and as the vehicle passed the deputy he attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The driver did not pull over and began passing vehicles in speeds estimated to exceed 100 miles per hour authorities said.

A second deputy joined the pursuit and the two continued to try to get the driver to stop. As the pursuit approached Highway 99 and Franklin Road the driver of the silver sedan lost control crashed onto nearby railroad tracks.

Deputies quickly took the driver into custody, who was identified as 24 year old Aleigha Freitas of Turlock. Authorities believe she was under the influence of drugs.

Inside the vehicle, deputies located a six month old infant strapped into a child safety seat. The baby and Freitas appeared to be unharmed, but were transported to a hospital to be checked out.

The child was placed in the custody of Merced County Child Protective Services, Freitas was charged with felony evasion and felony child endangerment.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner

 

 

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 16:16

Students Arrested for School Threats

Written by

MODESTO - Police arrested two students Tuesday after posting threats against a school to social media.

Officers were dispatched to investigate the threats at about 10:00pm Monday night after reports were made against students and staff at Beyer High School.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
RJTapiaBigBanner

 

Authorities say they were notified by a concerned student after seeing a post on Snapchat, depicting a student holding a firearm with the caption “don’t go to school tomorrow.”

Officers worked through the night and early Tuesday morning to determine the identities of the students involved. Through teamwork efforts, those two students were identified and arrested before school started Tuesday morning.

Police say neither student was armed, and no weapon was found. The weapon depicted in the social media post was determined to be a replica type pellet gun.

Extra staff and security arrangements were made Tuesday to help ensure the safety of staff and students. 

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner

 

TURLOCK - Authorities released a photo Monday afternoon from a surveillance camera showing a vehicle of interest believed to belong to a suspect in a shooting early Sunday morning.

Police say the suspect vehicle is described as a grey sedan or SUV, and the suspect is described as an adult Hispanic man about 40 years of age. He is 5’10 to 6 feet tall and approximately 200 pounds. He was wearing a blue polo shirt and blue jeans.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
Inspire Academy 300x250

 

Authorities believe the suspect exited a business on the 100 block of South First Street shortly before 2:30am and fired a gun in the direction of the victim, who was with three additional patrons outside. Police rendered aid to the victim, who had suffered at least one gunshot wound. Medical personnel transported him to a hospital in critical condition, but he has since stabilized. The victim was said to be an off-duty Merced County Sheriff Deputy, according to Merced County authorities.

Investigators are seeking witnesses to the crime and ask for any possible video that may have been recorded. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Frank Navarro at (209) 664-7319, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner

 

 

 

MODESTO - Police investigated a shooting that critically injured a man early Saturday morning during a carjacking attempt.

Authorities received a 911 call at about 4:00am Saturday reporting two males tried to carjack them at a McDonalds on the 1800 block of Prescott Road. The driver was able to get away from the area, and the victim called 911 to make a report.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
Body And Soul Fitness 01

 

As police were responding to the area, the dispatch center received another call reporting the same two males attempting to carjack a vehicle nearby. As officers diverted to respond to the latest call, they received additional information that one suspect was armed with a gun and fired into the car. A 26 year old male passenger in the car was struck by the gunfire. He was rushed to the hospital and listed in critical but stable condition.

Police are investigating all possible leads and reviewing evidence to identify those responsible for the crime. The suspects are described as male, one wearing a dark colored sweatshirt and shorts, armed with a gun. The second was also a male wearing a light colored sweatshirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Modesto Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner

 

 

Monday, 12 August 2019 20:43

Car, Service Dog for Autistic Boy Stolen

Written by

STOCKTON - On Sunday Cynthia Niswonger and her 12 year old son Neeko stopped at a Stockton McDonalds during a trip to use the restroom. Their car, a green Ford Focus Hatchback was left running with the doors locked,  the air conditioner turned on and their dog Sloan inside.

 

Cynthia had a remote key fob in her pocket which was how she was able to leave the car locked. 

 

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
CharleneTapiaBigBanner

 

When she walked out of the restroom with her son, they saw a man brake the window to her car and leave with it.

 

Sloan serves as a therapy dog for Neeko who suffers from autism. Neeko is non verbal and uses an iPad to communicate. That iPad was also in the car. 

 

The car has since been found in the area of American and 7th Street in Stockton but Neeko’s therapy dog Sloan and the iPad are still missing. 

 

Cynthia and her son Neeko are from San Diego. 

 

Sloan is a mixed dog about 2 years old, 20 pounds and looks like a mini lab. She was last seen near the McDonalds on Charter Way wearing a bright pink harness, a blue and pink flamingo and palm tree collar with a silver rainbow sheen dog bone shaped tag. She also had a hot pink leash attached to her. 

 

Anyone with information regarding Sloan can contact Cynthia Niswonger at (619)316-2133.

 

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner

STOCKTON - Police arrested a man on terrorist threat and false imprisonment charges following a disturbance at a home Friday afternoon.

Authorities say a man at a home on the 1600 block of Chaparral Way was in an argument with a woman about relationship issues. The man had been drinking and threatened to kill the woman. She barricaded herself away from the man in an upstairs bedroom with their 13 year old son.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Big Banner

 

Police SWAT officers, Crisis Negotiators and a drone unit arrived to assist with the incident. The SWAT team made a fast entry into the home when the man tried to break into the room where the woman and the boy were hiding. He was taken into custody without incident.

Police located a loaded AR-15 rifle and a safe believed to contain two more firearms.

Thomas Stevens, 38, was arrested on charges including terrorist threats and false imprisonment. No injuries were reported during the incident.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner

 

 

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 13:36

SWAT Teams Arrest Homicide Suspect in Ceres

Written by

CERES - Authorities have arrested a 20 year old man after what they are calling a senseless murder.

At about 2:15pm, authorities responded to the Liberty Books store on the 1000 block of Kansas Avenue where 38 year old Cinnamon Eades was found injured behind the counter.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
Body And Soul Fitness 01

 

Police say the victim was suffering from gunshot wounds, and was rushed to the hospital where she died from her injuries. The violent crimes unit responded to investigate the case and determine who was responsible for the shooting.

During the investigation, detectives developed information that led them to 20 year old Favian Ramirez. Police say Ramirez made a purchase at the business and then shot the clerk. He grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and fled the scene.

Authorities say the key to locating Ramirez was the vehicle he was driving. Police say he was test driving the car from a used car dealership during the incident. The dealership assisted in identifying Ramirez.

SWAT teams, detectives, and other specialized units located the suspect in the vehicle leaving a residence in Ceres. Ramirez attempted to flee the area when he spotted authorities. Authorities were able to locate and arrest him after setting up a perimeter near Central and Pleasant Avenues.

Ramirez was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail without bail on murder and robbery charges.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner

 

 

Page 1 of 123