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Recent Crime News
15 hrs ago | via The Fresno Bee
Former Madera County Supervisor Harry Baker is competent to stand trial in his long-running felony molestation case involving a 13-year-old girl, a jury ruled late Wednesday in Fresno County Superior Court. "I might ask a judge to throw out the verdict because all the experts said he has a mild cognitive disorder that affects his ability to remember things," Nutall said. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Union Democrat
A former Don Pedro High School teacher was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a minor during the time he taught at the school in 2013. Jeremy Monn, 31, of Paso Robles, was arrested by the Merced Police Department Friday at his home on a warrant for 20 counts of sexual acts with a minor. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via KSEE-TV Fresno
A security guard in Merced has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting several young children. Merced Police say 31-year-old Jess James was taken into custody earlier this month. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via KSEE-TV Fresno
A teenager is behind bars after an armed robbery in Merced. Officers say a 15-year-old was riding his bike on G street when two suspects threatened him with a gun and took his bike. Comment?
Monday Nov 24 | via SFGate
A man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly lit the front of a church on fire in San Francisco's Merced Heights neighborhood in what authorities are calling a hate crime. John Hugo Scherzberg , 46, of Concord poured gasoline on the front door of the Pilgrim Community Church on the 400 block of Randolph Street and set it on fire about 7 p.m., police and firefighters said. Comment?
Nov 16, 2014 | via The Fresno Bee
The first stabbing occurred about 7 p.m. in the 100 block of North Effie Street when two suspects attacked a man to steal a tattoo gun. An associate of the man saw the attack and intervened, then was stabbed several times in his back and arms by the suspects, police said. Comment?
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