TURLOCK - Police investigated a fatal shooting Monday afternoon, after authorities say a man attempted to break into a home.
At about 1:01pm, police responded to the residence on Thor Avenue. There they found a man who was suffering life threatening gunshot wounds, and began performing CPR until medics could arrive. He was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.
DELHI - The body of three year old Andres Tomas, who went missing from his grandmother's home in Delhi over the weekend. was located Monday afternoon, as the search entered its third day.
Authorities located him with the use of an underwater robot. He was located in the lateral number 6 canal in Delhi, about two miles from his grandmother’s home where he originally went missing Saturday afternoon.
The boy was last seen at about 4:00pm Saturday afternoon at the home near Shanks Road in Delhi. Multiple authorities and even members of the community searched the area for any signs of the child. Authorities used divers with sonar equipment, search and rescue teams and an air unit to help in locating the child.
Reports indicate the boy’s father was at work and the child was left in the care of the grandmother, who lost sight of him for a moment before he disappeared.
AMADOR COUNTY - A missing hunter was located safe after being separated from his friend Friday near Highway 88.
The hunter was reported missing in the Peddler Hill area of Amador County. His friend was able to provide a last known gps location to authorities who were able to locate him during a search with the assistance of a CHP helicopter.
The hunter was unhurt, but cold from being out in the elements. Authorities credit the friend's quick action of using the last known gps location to guide the search team in the right direction.
Authorities would like to remind anyone visiting the wilderness in Amador County to prepare for the elements and let someone know where you are going.
STOCKTON - An 11 year old child was transported to UC Davis Medical Center in critical condition after suffering a gunshot wound Thursday afternoon.
Shortly after 5:00pm police were called to a home on the 8900 block of Ledgewood Avenue in north Stockton for a report of a child who was shot. Arriving police and medics moved the child to begin treatment and located a firearm under his body. He was transported by ground ambulance to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento in critical condition.
Preliminary indications suggest the shooting was accidental according to Officer Joseph Silva, a Stockton Police spokesman. The street was closed off by officers for investigation. Detectives responded to determine what the circumstances were leading up to the shooting.
Police Chaplains arrived to console distraught family members who arrived at the home. Officer Silva indicated it was too early to tell if the boy was home alone or who found him. Detectives worked to determine how the boy obtained the weapon.
Authorities encourage anyone with information regarding this case to contact the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377 or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600 where callers can remain anonymous.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Heat had a victorious home opening win with a final score of 3-2 over the San Jose Barracuda Saturday night.
Click the video above to watch highlights of the game with interviews.
The Heat face off against the Texas Stars Wednesday evening at 7:00pm at the Stockton Arena. Don't miss it!
MODESTO - Authorities closed off a busy intersection Saturday afternoon for a suspicious item investigation.
The Stanislaus County Bomb Squad was requested as police closed off Maze Boulevard at Emerald Avenue Saturday shortly after 2:00pm.
Additional police officers closed off surrounding roadways with traffic cones to keep traffic away from the area.
Further updates will be posted as information becomes available.
ATWATER - Police confiscated hundreds of pounds of marijuana in an illegal grow operation found in a home Monday afternoon.
Police made contact with a person at a residence on the 1600 block of Liberty Street who was dried marijuana buds on a patio. The man, who was identified as Luis Pena, met with officers at the front door and explained that the grow belonged to a friend and was only there helping with trimming.
The officers were presented with a medical recommendation for the marijuana. Pena phoned the owners of the garden, Identified as Juan Barajas and Lourdes Sanchez of Winton, who both drove to the address to meet with officers.
Officials explained that the grow was in violation of an ordinance regarding outdoor marijuana grows. Sanchez and Barajas both signed a warrant waiver and gave permission to the officers to inspect the property.
As officers searched the property, they located a room that was used to dry the marijuana. Inside they located several containers with bags of marijuana. Officers confiscated 23 plants and 120 pounds of dry processed marijuana. Authorities say the amount found at the residence far exceeded the personal use recommendation.
Authorities forwarded the case to the District Attorney's office with recommended charges, and listed the three parties involved as suspects in the case. The value of the marijuana is estimated at $270,000.