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8-year-old kidnapped in Fresno, this is how he escaped

UPDATE After conducting numerous follow-up interviews, detectives discovered inconsistencies in the child’s story of the kidnapping attempt. Therefore, detectives do not see a credible threat…

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Merced man found guilty on child abuse charges

On Friday, January 4, 2019, a Merced County jury found Matthew Ernest Flores, a 28-year-old man from Merced, guilty of child abuse likely to cause…

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Over 21 firearms and over 500 rounds of ammunition found in Merced home

On January 1st, 2019 at approximately 12:03am hours, Merced Police Officer Nate McKinnon was driving by the area of 11th and O Streets in the…

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Man arrested for Hit and run fatality from last year

On May 13th, 2018, The Merced Police Department responded to R Steet and Buena Vista for a fatal hit and run. The Victim Joe Lang…

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