Tag archive


Update: Man who started fire at his Modesto home to harm himself is in custody, uninjured

in Accident/Community/Mental Health

Nearly six hours after Modesto police responded to a report of a man having a mental health crisis and threatening suicide at his east Modesto home, he was in custody, uninjured and receiving care.

The incident began about noon, Lt. Felton Payne said. A man alone in his home on the 2400 block of East Orangeburg Avenue said he had a propane tank in his garage that he planned to blow up, authorities said.

Continue reading on Modesto Bee

Two of three suspects in fatal Turlock stabbing now in custody

in Community/crime/News

On Monday, hours after identifying two additional suspects in a fatal stabbing that occurred early Friday, Turlock police had one of them in custody.

One of the three suspects, Manuel Maldonado, 29, of Turlock, had been captured Friday. Midafternoon Monday, police said in a news release that they’d identified the two other men involved as Alfonso Garcia, 23, and David Rivera Cruz, 30, both of Turlock.

Continue reading on Modesto Bee

Go to Top