A Los Banos man's wife told police he assaulted her and took her phone as she was calling 9-1-1 before he barricaded himself inside a locked garage, police said. Justin Glass, 45, was arrested Saturday and booked into jail.
A 22-year-old Dos Palos man tried to evade arrest on Monday while driving on a flat tire, according to police. The driver, who police identified as Bart Smith, led a pursuit through residential neighborhoods in town, officers said.
Three men are believed to have vandalized Los Banos High School Sunday night. School staff reportedly discovered the damage Monday morning and surveillance footage showed three men on campus Sunday night, according to Los Banos Police.
A Merced County attorney who is a key witness in a Los Banos corruption case and recently regained his State Bar status was arrested Wednesday for alleged spouse abuse, according to officials and jail records.
A Merced County judge signed a restraining order petitioned by Gustine Unified School District petitioned for a restraining order against Joshua Delgado, who remained in custody Tuesday and charged with making felony criminal threats against the school.
A Soledad woman is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs Thursday night after a two-vehicle crash on Pacheco Pass sent her to a Modesto hospital with major injuries, according to California Highway Patrol.
The Los Banos Police Department is seeking the public's help to capture two Merced County women listed among the Merced Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted. The women are 31-year-old Lindsey Manzanedo and 41-year-old Margarita Montoya.
A Facebook post from a former Gustine High School student that included a photo of the Parkland, Florida school shooter and an alleged threat to shoot up the high school was shared at least 100,000 times with more than 20,000 reactions, according to prosecutors.
Ramnik Samrao, the public defender representing 19-year-old Obdulia Sanchez Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, stands with Sanchez during her trial setting conference at Merced Superior Court. Sanchez's original trial date was delayed to give her defense more time as critical bloodwork is retested.
Obdulia Sanchez appears in court as her trial date is postponed