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Atwater Police arrest car thief again on burglary charges

This morning at around 10:54 a.m., Officer Ken Lee was patrolling Atwater when he saw 23-year-old Jose Maldonado walking in the 5400 block of Vine…

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Vehicle crashes into a parked vehicle in Atwater

On November 22nd, 2018, at approximately 1:30 AM, Atwater Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Winton Way and Drakeley Avenue on a report…

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This is what happened today southbound 99 in Atwater

The driver 64-year-old Charles Westbrooks out of Mississippi was pinned in the tractor-trailer and had to be extricated using “jaws of life” tools. Westbrooks was…

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One of the men arrested for impersonating an officer in Atwater

On 11/15/2018 the Merced County Sheriff’s Office Supervise Release Team (SRT) received information of a white male adult who was impersonating a Merced County Sheriff’s…

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ATWATER HOME INVASION ATTEMPT DOES NOT GO AS PLANNED

On November 3, 2018, at approximately 1:00P.M., the California Highway Patrol Merced Communications Center received a call from a resident at the 1900 block of…

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SOLO MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT CRITICALLY INJURES RIDERS IN ATWATER

On October 25th at around 10:36PM Atwater Police Officers responded to a report of an injury accident in the 2200 Block of Olive Avenue. When…

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Two arrested in Atwater on weapon charges

On October 19, 2018, the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit (GVSU) developed information that convicted felon 23-year-old Gustavo Betancourt had firearms at his…

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AtwaterJunior High student hit by vehicle

Yesterday, October 18th,2018, a junior high student was struck by a car on his way home from school. The accident occurred as he crossed the…

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Flat bed semi truck carrying excavator hits bridge in Atwater

Expect delays while traveling State Route 99 northbound at the Applegate Road overpass. Damage has been caused to the overpass from an apparent overheight issue….

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Atwater resident arrested for leading officers on Motorcycle chase

On September 26th, 2018, at around 1:00P.M, Atwater Police Officer Michael Rivera observed a white Suzuki motorcycle driving erratically in the 200 block of East…

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