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Sex Offender dead from possible "suicide by cop" incident

A male sex offender is dead after being involved in an officer-involved shooting at the 1200 block of Muirswood Way in Modesto on July 12th. The suspect, 68-year-old David Mendez,

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Wine company HR staff convicted of embezzlement

Two former employees of Bronco Wine Company were recently charged with felony grand theft for payroll fraud August 2nd in Modesto. Turlock resident Cynthia Gonzales and Sharon Verville Lopez of

Stanislaus

Teresa Street Stabbing in Modesto

A male suspect is being questioned after a male victim died from multiple stab wounds on July 20th in Modesto.  Neither of their names has yet to be released by

Stanislaus

Reported Dispute Leads to Two Deaths

A suicide threat and a police chase ended in two deceased males in Hughson on July 25th. Stanislaus County Sheriffs found the bodies of 52-year-old John Szuggar and 45-year-old Nick

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Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

After an officer-involved shooting and the ensuing standoff, 43-year-old William Nazar died from gunshot wounds on 400 block of North Verduga Street in Turlock on July 4th. The Stanislaus County

Stanislaus

Victims chase car thieves while suspects fire shots in wild chase – 6 arrested

MODESTO – What began as an auto theft led to a shooting car chase and neighborhood manhunt resulting in 6 arrests. At 3:43 a.m. Thursday a South Modesto resident heard the

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Internet predators fall into Operation TRAPS

For two days last week, law enforcement officers in Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, El Dorado and Placer counties were busy conducting a child predator sweep. The operation, code named Operation

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Mother, daughter arrested in $5M mortgage fraud scam

SACRAMENTO — A mother and daughter were charged this week with conducting a 19-month mortgage fraud scheme that drained lenders of approximately $5 million.

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Illegal gambling operators could face stiff prison sentences

ACRAMENTO — Four men have pled guilty to conducting an illegal gambling operation that took illicit sports bets and doled out lottery tickets in three counties over a two-year period.

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Modesto woman given 51 months in prison for embezzlement

FRESNO — A Modesto woman was sentenced Monday to more than four years in prison after pleading guilty to 15 counts of mail fraud resulting in a loss of over