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Bomb squad called out for suspicious package

A game described as the world’s largest treasure hunt was interrupted Monday in Merced when a business owner on G Street called the police about a “suspicious” person putting a package near a bush on his property.

Livingston

Collision in Livingston area kills at least one

A collision between a big rig and a Dodge Ram killed at least one passenger around 5 p.m. Tuesday, California Highway Patrol reported. There were few details immediately available on the crash on Lincoln Boulevard near Atwater Jordan Road, officers reported.

Crime

Deputies identify Chowchilla man killed in crash

A farm laborer killed this week when his vehicle struck a tree has been identified as a Chowchilla man, Madera County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday. Fredy Ramirez-Orellana, 32, of Chowchilla was killed between 8 and 9 a.m. Sunday when the John Deere Gator utility vehicle he was driving struck an almond tree in the 22000 block of Avenue 24 on Campos Bros. Farms property.

Chowchilla

Farmworker killed in motorcycle crash near Chowchilla

A farmworker riding a motorcycle was killed early Sunday when he struck a tree while on the job, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies received a report around 11:30 a.m. that a man riding a motorcycle crashed near Avenue 24 and Road 24, which is about 10 miles east of Chowchilla.

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Detectives Raid Homes In Delhi

Dozens of law enforcement officials raided homes in Delhi on Friday, searching for weapons in connection with a string of recent gang shootings in the area. rparsons@mercedsunstar.com
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