Los Banos residents Alexander Cody Mossell, 22, and 23-year-old Obet Rodriguez, and 20-year-old Olympia resident Jessie James Lewis were arrested on suspicion of drug crimes before officers found finanical fraud equipment, police said.
A Merced County sheriff's deputy responded to reports of a family fight in a home in the 18800 block of Geer Avenue in Hilmar at about 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, deputies said. Randall Aaron Jones, a 59-year-old Hilmar resident, was "extremely intoxicated."
A Los Banos man who was a person of interest in a brutal slaying that killed an Atwater woman in Washington state was charged Friday with second-degree murder after DNA was confirmed on a samurai sword, prosecutors said.
A 19-year-old Dos Palos man was arrested over the weekend after investigators found 33 vehicles had been vandalized during the graduation ceremony at Pacheco High School in Los Banos, the Police Department reported Monday.
Four people were arrested this week in Los Banos after officers found more than two ounces of suspected methamphetamine during a search connected to a recent high-speed chase, the Police Department reported.
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.