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20 individuals arrested in Merced County for human trafficking, prostitution

On January 24th thru January 26th, 2019 officers of the Merced Police Department DART and GVSU Teams participated in the statewide operation “Reclaim and Rebuild”…

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This man is wanted by authorities, he is believed to be in the city of Atwater

Joshua Alexander is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on a warrant. Alexander has a bail amount of $100,000 issued out of State of…

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Over 140 pounds of meth, 5 pounds of cocaine and cash were seized

On December 19, 2018 at approximately 7:00 a.m., the Merced Area Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET) and Los Banos Police Department served a narcotics…

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Four suspects arrested in home invasion in Merced county

Merced Sheriffs press release On November 28, 2018, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7000 Block of Merced Falls Road in Snelling, Ca…

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Merced Correctional Officer awarded with a lifesaving medal

On December 3, 2018, Merced County Sheriff’s Office Undersheriff Jason Goins and Captain Corey Gibson awarded Correctional Officer Mario Vergara with a lifesaving medal based…

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50-year-old Winton man to be sentenced 50-years to life in prison

On Monday, November 5th, 2018, Emanuel Ramos, 50-year-old, of Winton was found guilty by a Merced County jury of six counts of lewd and lascivious…

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HE TRIED KILLING HIS 2-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER IN MERCED

Gerardo Ruiz-Lopez, 42, of Merced, was convicted of attempted murder and felony child abuse, by a Merced County jury on Wednesday afternoon, after he attempted…

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MAN ARRESTED FOR THROWING PUPPIES AGAINST WALL, WAS RELEASED FROM JAIL TODAY

Darryl Turner, was released from custody today, May 16, 2018, by Judge Shaver, over the strenuous objections of Deputy District Attorney Donna Bakich. Darryl Turner…

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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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MERCED POLICE OFFICER AND DISPATCHER ARRESTED FOR SHOOTING IN ATWATER

  On March 14, 2018 at 3:42 a.m., the Atwater Police Department responded to an alleged shooting incident in the area of Bell Drive and…

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