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On Tuesday, September 13th, 2022, at 8:12 pm, the Turlock Police Department was dispatched to a reported robbery that had just occurred at Dollar Tree, 1320 W Main St, Turlock.

Officers arrived on scene and learned that a man, later identified as Larry Spurlock, 61, of Turlock, had entered the business with a bandana covering his face and approached the cashier.

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The Infamous Kando arrested on misdemeanor warrant after causing disturbance at family member’s residence Saturday evening

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On Saturday, September 10th, 2022, at 5:07 pm, the Turlock Police Department was dispatched to a reported disturbance in progress at Western View Mobile Ranch, 1400 N Tully Rd, Turlock.

As officers were responding, they learned that the person who was causing the disturbance was the infamous Donald Kando, 43, of Turlock, and that he had a local misdemeanor warrant for trespassing and theft.

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1 arrested, 2 wanted for deadly stabbing in Turlock

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TURLOCK, Calif. — One man has been arrested and two others remain wanted after police say they stabbed and killed a man in Turlock.

Police were called to the area of Lander and Bernell Avenues Friday morning. When they arrived, a 28-year-old man was found stabbed, he was rushed to the hospital where he later died.

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Elderly woman robbed outside Modesto’s Costco store. Two Stockton men arrested

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Modesto police detectives arrested two Stockton men on suspicion of robbing an elderly woman in the Costco parking lot on Pelandale Avenue on Wednesday.

The 71-year-old victim was sitting in her vehicle just after noon when one of the men opened the passenger door and grabbed her purse from the seat, said Police Department spokeswoman Sharon Bear. Her purse contained her credit cards, cell phone and money.

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Deputies break up sideshow at former airfield in Crows Landing. Merced man arrested

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Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputies broke up a large illegal sideshow at the former Crows Landing Naval Air Station on Sunday night and arrested one driver who fled at speeds over 100 mph, authorities said.

The department’s helicopter unit spotted about 200 vehicles at the airfield on Bell Road south of Patterson just before 7 p.m., said Sgt. Luke Schwartz.

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Teen accused of making bombs for sale in Atwater

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ATWATER, Calif. (FOX26) — A teen in Atwater is in custody after a search warrant was served at his home because he was suspected of making bombs.

It began when the Merced Sheriff's Department received a tip Sunday from the FBI that a 17-year-old boy was manufacturing and selling explosive devices from a home.

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Man charged with elder abuse and vandalizing a patrol car in Merced County

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DELHI, Calif. (FOX26) — Merced County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Sunday night after they say he assaulted an elderly man with a baseball bat.

Deputies were called to the 12000 block of Rose Lawn Avenue in Delhi for a domestic disturbance.

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2 arrested in scheme to lure man onto boat, kill him and dump body overboard

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The FBI on Thursday arrested a man in Fountain Valley and a woman in San Juan Capistrano, saying the pair lured a man onto a boat with the promise of a fishing trip in order to kill him over a debt he owed.

Hoang Xuan Le, 38, of Fountain Valley, is charged with first-degree murder, and Sheila Marie Ritze, 40, of San Juan Capistrano, is charged with being an accessory after the fact, authorities said.

The victim was duped into coming aboard a boat, the Sea Konig, in the Dana Point Harbor on Oct. 14 under the guise of an overnight lobster fishing trip, according to federal criminal complaints filed late Wednesday and unsealed Thursday.

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