Recent Crime News
4 hrs ago | via KOB-TV New Mexico
Roswell police say 27-year-old Steve Guardado, who Roswell police named as a suspect in the murder and issued a warrant for his arrest April 29, was riding in a car stopped by Modesto, California officers May 15. During the traffic stop, Modesto officers learned Guardado was a fugitive and subsequently arrested him. Guardado is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Vargas, who police believe may have been shot in retaliation for the murder of Guardado's friend days earlier, which Guardado believed Vargas was connected to. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Hundreds marched peacefully in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store. Law enforcement officials on Friday released surveillance video from a grocery store that is part of an investigation of an officer-involved shooting that wounded two men who were suspected of trying to steal beer. Comment?
Tuesday May 19 | via The Union Democrat
5:06 p.m., disorderly conduct - A man and a woman on South Washington Street yelled at each other about keys. 11:44 a.m., warrant arrests - A drunk man was lying on the ground in front of businesses on Sanguinetti Road. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via AccuWeather.com
With the state of California mired in its fourth year of drought and a mandatory 25 percent reduction in water usage in place, reports of water theft have become common. In April, The Associated Press reported that huge amounts of water went missing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and a state investigation was launched. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via SFBay
A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing another man in Belmont last weekend, police said Thursday. Timothy Andrew Guerra was arrested Wednesday in the Central Valley city of Turlock in connection with the killing of Denis Meshchyshyn at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday in a parking lot in the 600 block of Masonic Way, according to police. Comment?
Apr 23, 2015 | via The Union Democrat
Two Modesto residents were arrested Thursday morning in connection with a suspected copper wire theft in La Grange that left residents in the area without phone service for some time, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office said. John Evans, 26, and Shalene Wise, 25, were both arrested about 10:45 a.m. Thursday, at their shared residence on the 2400 block of Sunrise Avenue in Modesto. Comment?
May 16, 2013 | via KTXL-TV Sacramento
There's so much activity going on at The California Inn, Deluxe Inn, and Driftwood Inn; right outside of Modesto. Women are on display standing outside their rented rooms; while men pull up and go in for 10 to 15 minutes. Comment?
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