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Turlock woman who killed boyfriend granted clemency. Now, she’s suitable for parole.

Jaspar was found suitable for parole on Oct. 4, 20 years after she killed her boyfriend, Thomas Hines, as he was loading items into the back of a pickup. The Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office says Jaspar was upset Hines was leaving her.

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-20 14:27:00

Turlock man guilty of illegally possessing explosive

Daniel Sandoval-Arce, 42, of Turlock pleaded guilty earlier this week to being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm.

TURLOCK JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 23:01:00

Victims in Turlock double homicide identified. No information on potential suspects.

Anyone with information on the homicides is encouraged to call Detective Brandon Bertram at 209-664-7323. People also can call the Turlock police tip line at 209-668-5550, ext. 6780, or email tpdtipline@turlock.ca.us. Tips also may be made to Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers, 209-521-4636, and may be


Scam artists approaching people with bags of money

MODESTO, Calif. —The Modesto Police Department issued a warning Wednesday: "...it is not normal for someone to approach you with a bag of money and ask you to help donate it or ask you if you want to share it."Police said they were receiving reports of a ring of scam artists in the Modesto area who

KMPH.COM - 2018-10-20 16:26:56

Turlock Police Investigate Double Homicide

TURLOCK (CBS13) - Two Hispanic men in their mid-20s were found shot to death in Turlock. They were inside a car as they were preparing to drive onto Highway 99. Turlock Police said the incident happened around 2 a.m. on Thursday right off the Fulkerth exit on Highway 99. Officers received several ca


Body found in a Los Banos canal, investigation underway

The Merced County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a Los Banos canal.The body was discovered near Pioneer Road and Ortigalita Road Friday afternoon.Deputies say the body has been recovered and an autopsy will be performed.This story will be updated as mo

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-10-19 22:14:09

Drivers exiting Highway 99 in Turlock make grim discovery

At least one caller approached the vehicle and saw the apparent driver and his passenger in the vehicle. Both men, estimated to be in their mid-20s, had been fatally shot, Holeman said.


Two people found dead in a car with several gunshot holes

The car was shot multiple times, officers said. Inside the vehicle, two victims were found dead.


Shooting leaves two dead near freeway in Turlock

A flurry of gunfire ringing out in the middle of the night led Turlock Police detectives to a grisly scene of two men shot to death in a vehicle near Highway 99.Neither of the victims in this double homicide have been identified at this time. It’s believed they are in their 20s, said Turlock Police


Once a dumping ground, recreation event shows off new vision for Modesto park

Those who love the Tuolumne River Regional Park got to show off the part of the park just south of downtown Modesto to a few hundred outdoor enthusiasts Saturday during RecFest.The festival is intended to introduce people to the park and let them know it is no longer the site where others dump their

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-20 14:41:00

Hit and run crash in Merced leaves man dead

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --Merced Police say a man in his 30s was crossing the street at Childs Avenue near P Street around 9:15 p.m. Friday night when a car hit and killed him. The driver then sped off.Authorities believe the vehicle is either a Ford Mustang or Ford Explorer with frontend damage.If yo

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-10-20 05:00:46

Turlock must look to its past in selecting its future Mayor

Finally, a Mayor must understand the city’s fiscal condition. As a past Turlock mayor, Brad knows city finances and budgets and will play a critical role in restoring fiscal stability to the City of Turlock! If the city’s financial position is unstable, it affects the city council’s ability to addre

TURLOCK JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 22:51:00

Bublak best choice to face Turlock’s challenges

I have watched Amy consistently oppose tax increases, stand up for City employees and work to stop the plan to double water rates for all Turlock residents. As a retired police officer, with over two decades of meritorious service, Amy has been an advocate for public safety working with our police a

TURLOCK JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 22:50:00

Bates is the change Turlock needs

For three years, Amy Bublak and Gary Soiseth had almost identical voting records while serving on the Turlock City Council. In January 2016, Bublak was appointed as a Director to the SRWA (Stanislaus Regional Water Authority) Board. During her 18-month tenure on the SRWA Board, she voted with Soise

TURLOCK JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 21:59:00

2 men found fatally shot in car near California highway

TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — Two men were found fatally shot inside a car with its windows shot out near a central California highway.The Modesto Beereportsdrivers were calling 911 to report a vehicle with shot out windows around 2 a.m. on Thursday as they exited Highway 99 in Turlock. The car was found o


Gustine Police: Department logs four arrests

ArrestsThe following were among arrests reported by Gustine police from Oct. 2-16. The arrest report includes incidents in which an individual was released on citation as well as cases in which a suspect was booked.Steven Donson, 18, of Gustine, was arrested Oct. 5 on a misdemeanor vandalism charge.


Two convicted of gun charges, including Turlock man found with marijuana and explosive

Two Stanislaus County men on Monday pleaded guilty to gun possession charges in federal court, including a Turlock man found earlier this year with an inert 60 mm mortar round.On March 6, Daniel Sandoval-Arce, 42, was found at a house in the 1000 block ofCarrousel Court in Turlock. Along with seven


Turlock’s District 1 voters have myriad choices in November

Turlock’s District 1 voters will not lack for candidates with varying backgrounds when they pick their city council member in the Nov. 6 election.The choices are Jon Bolous, a former CPA and now controller at Central Catholic High School; Nicole Larson, a recent graduate and student body president o


Child struck by car on busy Atwater street, police say

A 12-year-old crossing a busy Atwater street was struck by a car on Thursday and rushed to Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, according to police.The boy had just gotten out of school when he crossed First Street at Kadota Avenue just before 3 p.m., Sgt. Dave Sarginson said.He crossed behind a ca


New eateries abound in north Turlock

Turlock’s Monte Vista Avenue shopping corridor is no stranger to new establishments, welcoming several new food chains that have both already opened and plan to open in the coming months.Most recently, the well-known dining chain Black Bear Diner has announced that a location is set to move into the