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Man says, he used the truck to pull over vehicles

In early November of 2018, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of victims being pulled over by an adult male subject driving a…

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19 Arrests made in Human Trafficking Sting

The Patterson Police department has taken a proactive approach to combat human trafficking. On top of being against the law, they view this as a…

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Two men killed their dogs, claiming the dogs killed their small pigs

On Friday, October 19, 2018, Tulare County prosecutors filed animal cruelty charges against Angel Perez 51-year-old, and Carlos Rivera,18-year-old, for an alleged incident which occurred…

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Merced convicted felon found in possession of shotgun

On September 22, 2018, the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU) contacted 19-year-old gang member Craig Turner in the 200 block of W…

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39-year-old arrested on Graffiti charges

On September 14, 2018 at 8:04a.m., officers were dispatched to a business in the 1300 block of W. Pacheco Blvd, to investigate a vandalism. An…

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13 MERCED COUNTY RESIDENTS ARRESTED, ON INSURANCE FRAUD

Thirteen people were arrested Friday following a lengthy investigation by the Merced County District Attorney’s office into an automobile insurance fraud ring involving 10 different…

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MERCED COUNTY CONSIDERED SAFER AFTER “OPERATION SCRAPBOOK”, SAYS DA

One year after a gang sweep he termed “the most successful in Merced County history,” District Attorney Larry D. Morse II said today that “Merced…

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DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN PLANADA TODAY POLICE LOOKING FOR SECOND SUSPECT

The Merced County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a drive-by shooting in Planada. Deputy LaMattina and Sergeant Blake received a report of a drive-by shooting…

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ATWATER HIGH SPEED CHASE ENDS WITH SIX ARRESTED

On March 2nd, 2018 at approximately 7:03 PM, Atwater Police officers were dispatched to the Super Wal-Mart parking lot located in the 800 block of Commerce…

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LOS BANOS STUDENT ARRESTED AFTER PULLING A KNIFE ON HIS FATHER ON CAMPUS

On March 2, 2018 at 9:15 a.m. a student in the Merced County Office of Education’s Sierra Program was meeting with his father and a…

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