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  • CRIME & COURTS

    Fast arrest made in bike theft

    The victim, a 17-year-old male, reportedly told police an Hispanic male juvenile wearing a red hat and a striped shirt approached him with a handgun and robbed him of his bicycle.

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    Police confiscate $2.4 million in pot at two sites

    On June 20, Los Banos police announced search warrants were served June 10 at residences in the 2200 block of Imperial Street and the 1300 block of El Camino Way. Police, who were assisted by the Merced Multi-Agency Narcotics Task Force, discovered 800 marijuana plants totaling $2.4 million at the...

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    Los Banos Police seek info on shooting case

    When officers arrived at the hospital, they encountered a man, the 21-year-old with suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. Police said the man was uncooperative and would not provide details about the shooting.

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    Circle K robbery suspect arrested

    The Los Banos Police Department arrested a man last week who is suspected of robbing a convenience store at gunpoint in April.

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    Circle K robbed at gunpoint

    Police responded to Circle K, 547 West I St. , at 2:26 a.m. after receiving a report of a robbery. Police said the robbery suspect concealed his face and was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the store in an unknown direction.

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    Los Banos gang-shooting suspects remain at large

    The shooting took place on the 400 block of L Street on April 13 at 4:07 a.m.

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    Police: Sister stabs brother

    Cmdr. Jason Hedden said on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., police responded to the 600 block of Kensington Circle after receiving a report of a stabbing. Officers spoke with a 28-year-old male suffering from a stab wound to the left arm. Police said the victim was allegedly stabbed by his sister after ...

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    Killer of Gustine man gets 40 years

    Albert Hernandez, 18, was sentenced Friday to serve 40 years to life in prison for killing Shane Thomas Moore on March 4, 2013. A jury convicted him of second-degree murder and gang participation in February after a three-week trial before Judge Ronald W. Hansen. Hernandez was 17 at the time of ...

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    Police: School threat not credible

    Police issued a news release stating: "The Police Department, in conjunction with school district officials, are investigating the possibility of a school threat believed to have originated from an out of state juvenile. Detectives continue to work with school officials but at this point the department...

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    Man arrested after evading code enforcement

    A man who allegedly tried to evade a code enforcement citation was arrested by police Thursday.

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