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Two Gang Members Arrested in Merced

Daniel Reynoso (L) and Mario Sanchez (R) MERCED — This past Wednesday, February 22nd, Merced PD’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit spoke with known gang members Daniel Reynoso and Mario Sanchez


Three Arrested for Vandalism in Los Banos

LOS BANOS — On February 19th just before 5 PM, officers arrived at Skylark Park to investigate a report of suspicious individuals spraying graffiti. Witnesses also reported that the suspects


Loaded Weapon Found During Parole Search, Gang Member Arrested

Andrew Romero arrest photo MERCED — On February 3rd, the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit met with known gang member Andrew Romero (19) on the 3200 block of


Convicted Felon Caught with Gun, Ammunition

Cesar Montoya booking photo MERCED — Merced PD’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit has announced the January 12th arrest of convicted felon Cesar Montoya¬†(26), who was found to be in possession


School Board Members Charged with Bribery

A 10-month investigation by Merced County District Attorney Investigators has culminated in arrest warrants being issued for 54-year-old Greg Opinski and 68-year-old Tommy Jones, two school district faculty members implicated


Report of Armed Suspect Leads to High-Speed Chase

Jose Garcia booking photo On November 18th, Merced Police received a report of a possible armed suspect. At approximately 3:39 PM, an officer noticed a white Acura driving westbound on


Minister Arrested for 3 Counts of Attempted Homicide

Raul Diaz Moreno MERCED — Police recently received a call concerning “shots fired” on the 4600 block of Beckham Way last Friday afternoon. Upon arrival they discovered three shooting victims

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Winton man arrested for DUI related fatality

A young mother of two and her boyfriend, an Iraq war veteran, were killed on Friday, May 8 in an alcohol related traffic accident on the 99 Freeway just north

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Central Valley fight promoters arrested in Northern California

UPPER LAKE, LAKE COUNTY – 5 men and a 17-year-old from the California Central Valley area were arrested traveling through Upper Lake in preparation for a big fighting match. The

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Merced criminals migrating north caught by the law

On Monday this week the Sonoma County Sheriff’s office announced the arrest of a man in the town of Cloverdale, 200 miles north of the Central Valley city of Merced