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Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge for Driving Girlfriend into Bay

Photo: Retrieval of Polk’s car BERKELEY— A young man sentenced to probation last month for carrying a concealed firearm inside a vehicle got into more trouble last weekend. He now


3 on 1 Bar Fight Becomes 3 in 1 Jail

Photo: Joseph Garcia SONORA – A 3 on 1 bar fight near South Washington and Linoberg Streets ended up with the trio in jail.   The fight occurred on June


PPD Reports Assault on Their K-9 in DUI Pursuit

Photo: Amulfo Castaneda PORTERVILLE – Early on the morning of June 10 the PPD experienced an incident with an assault on their K-9 officer. The call came in about a


Scam Alert for Phoned-In Warrant Ruse

TRINITY COUNTY – The TCSO alerts the community of a scam alert that begins with a phone call.  The caller identifies themselves as law enforcement, even using the name of


Return Trip for Sex with a Minor

PETALUMA – A man made a return trip to Petaluma to have sex with a 13-year-old girl, again.  Or so he thought. 24-year-old Brett Spivey had already traveled to Petaluma


Six Armed Robbery Victims, K-9 Thor Helps Make Four Arrests After Pursuit

Photo: scene of arrest (Sandy Rainey) VALLEY SPRINGS – On a night of intrigue, the CCSO made four arrests after a pursuit that followed an armed robbery. On Sunday evening


Gunshot Killing and Immediate Arrest

REDDING -Police made an immediate arrest in a gunshot killing last Friday. Just after 6:00 pm the TPD received calls from motorists reporting a shooting. The incident occurred near Clear


Tulare County Sheriff’s Gang Suppression Efforts Make Nine Separate Arrests

Photo: Olegario Ruvalcaba TULARE – Detectives from Tulare Area Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team made nine separate arrests this weekend. This was an effort to lower gang activity in the communities


$1.8 Million Insurance Fraud Not Smart

SANTA ANA — One could say that stealing over $1.8 million is not smart. 41-year-old Brian Smart, who used to sell life insurance, now finds himself in state prison for


Jealous Man Shoots Supposed Rival

Photo: Leonso Paul Rangel LAKEPORT -A jealous man shot what he thought was a supposed rival for his girlfriend. The shooting occurred on June 9 at 11:40 pm on the