A Los Banos man's wife told police he assaulted her and took her phone as she was calling 9-1-1 before he barricaded himself inside a locked garage, police said. Justin Glass, 45, was arrested Saturday and booked into jail.
A 22-year-old Dos Palos man tried to evade arrest on Monday while driving on a flat tire, according to police. The driver, who police identified as Bart Smith, led a pursuit through residential neighborhoods in town, officers said.
More than 150 pounds of processed marijuana and about 3,500 plants were confiscated in Ballico during a marijuana enforcement operation by authorities under a new ordinance, according to the Merced County Sheriff's office.
Police are asking the public for information on a driver who led officers on a pursuit through Atwater Saturday morning. The driver showed "deliberate disregard for other motorists," according to a news release.
Thirteen people have been arrested connected to a car insurance fraud ring that dates back to 2011 and filed more than $430,000 in bogus claims, the Merced County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
The ABC announced Thursday, May 10, 2018 that Lewis Market in Fresno, California had its liquor license suspended after a 14-year-old died in crash caused by her sister, 18. Obdulia Sanchez is serving a 6-year prison sentence for gross vehicular manslaughter and other felony charges.
The Livingston Police Department's three horses are good for connecting with the community, Chief Ruben Chavez said. But on Sunday, one of the horses and its reserve officer rider showed they can also spot and stop an alleged drunk driver.
A 38-year-old Atwater man is expected to survive after suffering life-threatening head injuries over the weekend in a suspected DUI-related hit-and-run crash, the California Highway Patrol reported Monday.
Atwater police are looking for a person who reportedly stole a "large amount of cash" from a Circle K. The theft happened just before noon Friday at the Circle K store on Sycamore Avenue in Atwater, according to a news release.
A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a Saturday morning car crash off Highway 99 that witnesses said was caused by a Merced man who fled the scene. CHP and Atwater Police arrested a 34-year-old Merced resident.
Two Merced gang members were arrested Thursday after officers found them in possession of firearms, according to Merced Police. The gang members are 18-year-old Merced resident Adrian Andrade and 20-year-old Merced resident Daniel Carter.
A woman waiting for her order alongside a taco truck on Hwy 59 near Merced is shown being attacked by a would-be purse snatcher. The Merced County Sheriff's Department seeks your help in identifying the assailant. The assault took place March 28.