Ernesto Antonio Zaragoza Guzman, Merced, was arrested and booked into jail in Merced County, California on March 21, 2019, after he was identified as a suspect from a Q Street West Fifth Street carjacking.
Braxton Bentley, a Winton, California man, was sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading no contest to raping an underage girl with a boy after playing rock, paper, scissors to see who attacked the victim first.
Huriel Cervantes, of Atwater, Merced County, was arrested after a police chase in a stolen vehicle, damaging patrol cars, before police later found drugs in his underwear, California Highway Patrol said.
Merced City Councilmember Kevin Blake, who is a Merced County Sheriff’s sergeant, and Sgt. Dustin Witt were convicted on misdemeanor charges for a Christmas party bar fight involving other deputies and members of the public.
Investigation reports on high-speed fatal hit-and-run on March 10 in Los Banos, California on Highway 152 state driver Ivan Andrade had alcohol, marijuana before crash, and has many driving violations.
A hearing began for a retired Stanislaus County judge’s son accused of killing a man in Turlock, California, shooting at two Merced County sheriff’s deputies and nearly running over a Merced police officer.
Cops in Dos Palos, California, made multiple arrests Saturday, March 16, including two male suspects booked into Merced County Jail in a March 11 shooting incident where gun shots were fired but no injuries reported.
Merced, California, police suspect driving under the influence and an argument between a driver and passenger led to a crash. Two people were arrested and two kids were turned over to Child Protective Services.
Atwater, California, police Chief Michael Salvador said detectives are looking for anyone with information on 22-year-old Ethan Morse’s whereabouts in the 24 hours before he was murdered Friday, March 15.
Ethan More, the son of former Merced County District Attorney Larry Morse II, was murdered Friday, March 15, at a home in Atwater, California. Police are searching for the shooter described as a Hispanic male.
Mikal Searvance, a felon, was arrested after the Merced PD Gang Violence Suppression Unit and Disruptive Area Response Team found a firearm and ammunition in his home during search for Vacaville fraud evidence