Merced County attorneys comment on former Merced detective Joe Deliman openly admitted to embezzling money from the Merced Police Officers Association on the stand during a preliminary hearing of a murder case Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2018.
Pedro Torres, a 41-year-old Merced resident, was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase through the Beachwood area before crashing and trying to flee, according to the Merced County Sheriff’s Office.
Last week, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office’s Aviation Unit spotted several suspected illegal marijuana grows in south Merced, officials said. Deputies on the ground corroborated the information and served search warrants at five homes.
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.
An elderly man was taken to the hospital and another man was arrested around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, after a dispute in traffic turned ugly at G and 21st streets in Merced, police said. Video by Rob Parsonsfirstname.lastname@example.org
Two short social media videos played a small but pivotal role breaking a case against two men who robbed three stores in less than an hour last year in Merced County. Video from the Merced County District Attorney's Office
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