Prosecutors on Wednesday filed felony charges against the two men accused of shooting a Merced police officer last weekend. Jaime M. Caudillo of Los Banos and Steven P. Rincon of Fresno face possible life sentences in prison if convicted.
A veteran Merced County correctional officer is accused of sexually touching three women – an inmate and two Sheriff’s Department employees, according to criminal charges filed by the District Attorney’s Office.
A man accused of shooting a Merced police officer over the weekend had been wanted by law enforcement in Merced County since December, when he failed to appear in court on a suspected probation violation, the Sun-Star has confirmed.
A city police officer shot over the weekend in a gunfight with a suspected gang member has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home with his family, the Merced police chief said Sunday in a news conference.
Criminal charges have been filed against former Merced County juvenile hall teacher Marilouise Hawks, who is accused of molesting two teenage inmates, the Merced County District Attorney’s Office confirmed Tuesday.
A motion has been filed in Merced Superior Court to “seal and destroy” the arrest record of Ethan B. Morse, three months after a judge found the son of District Attorney Larry Morse II factually innocent in the death of Bernabed Hernandez-Canela.