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Woman killed, teen arrested for DUI in Turlock area crash

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A 17-year-old was arrested for DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter after a woman in his vehicle died when he ran a stop sign and crashed into a cattle trailer in the Turlock area Sunday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said. 

At about 3:30 p.m., the CHP received a report of a crash a Fulkerth Road at Faith Home Road. This is where they found a two-vehicle crash. 

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This California City Has Been Named the Drug Trafficking Capital of the State

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San Francisco boasts numerous attractions, from the majestic Golden Gate Bridge to its vibrant cultural tapestry, thriving tech sector, and progressive political landscape. However, beneath its surface lies a shadowy underworld fueled by drug trafficking, a clandestine network driven by the insatiable demand for illicit substances and the influx from global cartels.

The Fentanyl Crisis

In San Francisco’s drug landscape, a troubling surge in fentanyl, a synthetic opioid significantly more potent than morphine, has emerged. Often laced with other drugs like heroin, cocaine, or methamphetamine to enhance effects and profits, this practice escalates the peril of overdose and death due to uncertainties in dosage and composition.

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Turlock Transit Bus Driver Arrested On Juvenile Molest Charges

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On Tuesday, Turlock Police responded to a suspicious incident at Dutcher Middle School in the 1400 block of Colorado Avenue.

The caller was a campus supervisor who had observed an odd encounter between a student and an unknown man, who had handed food and clothing to the student near the school’s perimeter fence.

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New details in death of woman who was assaulted and left on Modesto highway off-ramp

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The investigation continues for police into a brutal domestic violence and homicide case in Modesto.

This incident happened Friday night when Modesto Police said they responded to the area of 6th Street at the Highway 99 northbound off-ramp to help CHP with a possible hit-and-run crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian.

The vehicle fled the scene, and police said the woman was found on the ramp. She was sent to the hospital, where she later died from her injuries.

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Drunk Driver Arrested After Erratic Episode At Restaurant

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At about 10:23pm Monday, Turlock Police responded to a trespass in progress at Applebee’s in the 2500 block of Fulkerth Road.

The caller reported that a man was sitting in a booth ordering food, saying he couldn’t pay for it. He was also trying to go into the kitchen with his small dog, mumbling to himself.

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Teenager arrested after death of Turlock High School basketball coach

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A teenager was recently arrested in connection to a fatal car accident that claimed the life of the Turlock High School basketball coach last year .

“The Turlock High School and TUSD community is profoundly saddened by the loss of John Williams,” Turlock Unified School District said in a press release on Dec. 31, 2023. “John was a beloved basketball coach for 20+ years for the Bulldogs and touched the lives of countless athletes and their families.”

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Turlock police pursuit on Highway 99 ends in collision, injuries and arrest at gunpoint

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A police pursuit in Turlock ended in a collision with a guns-drawn arrest on Wednesday morning, according to officials.

Robert James Hernandez, 39, was arrested at gunpoint near Main Street at Highway 99 at about 8 a.m. on suspicion of 17 different charges including: evading police, felony possession of a firearm and ammunition, possession of meth for sale and carrying a stolen loaded firearm.

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Ex-Meta engineer shoots wife, 4-year-old twins in murder-suicide at their $2.1M Bay Area home

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A former Meta engineer, his data scientist wife and their two 4-year-old twins were found dead inside their $2.1 million California home in what police are investigating as a murder-suicide.

Anand Sujith Henry, 37, allegedly killed his sons and fatally shot his wife, Alice Benzinger, 38, in a bathtub before turning the gun on himself, sources told KTVU.

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SWAT team rescues 2, arrests suspect after Turlock hostage situation

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 A SWAT team broke their way into a Turlock home overnight and rescued several people who were being held hostage by a suspect.

The incident started a little before 8 p.m., Turlock police say, when dispatchers got a call accusing a Turlock man of threatening to assault a woman inside a home along Elmcrest Court.

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Man Arrested With Stolen Motorcycle While Going Through Trash

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At about 12:50am Monday, Turlock Police Officer Nunez got out with two suspicious persons near Valley Smoke Shop in the 500 block of N. Golden State Boulevard.

The couple had been going through trash that they had scattered all around.

Both subjects were identified, including Christopher Wilson, 33, of Modesto.

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