MERCED MAN ARRESTED FOR LOADED GUN LEFT IN TRASH AT SHERIFF OFFICE

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Per Merced County Sheriff: “On January 5th, 2021, 38-year-old James Douglas Glidden of Merced was arrested by Detectives for possession of a loaded firearm. Glidden had come to the Merced County Sheriff’s Office to speak with detectives about a possible crime. However, prior to entering the Sheriff’s Office, Glidden was seen on surveillance video throwing a firearm into the trashcan …

Multiple Inmates Escape From Merced Jail

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MERCED- The Merced County Sheriff’s Office has announced the escape of six inmates from the jail late last night. The following inmates are wanted for escape detailed in the following release: “ On January 10, 2021, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office Jail Staff determined that just before midnight, six inmates housed at the Merced County Downtown Jail were missing from …

Central Valley To Go Back On Lockdown

209 Times Calaveras County, California, Lodi, Manteca, Merced, Merced County, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy, Turlock Leave a Comment

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY- Beginning tomorrow night at midnight the Central Valley will be subject to the state’s regional lockdown measures. The newest restriction comes as a result of the region’s ICU capacity dropping below 15%. Governor Newsom announced the new lockdown last Thursday and that the state would be divided into 5 regions. The 209 falls within the San Joaquin …

Governor Newsom Announces New Statewide Lockdown Amidst Soar In New COVID-19 Cases

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Governor Newsom has announced that regions of the state will be subject to a new stay-at-home order if their hospital ICU capacity falls below 15%. In regions where that happens citizens will be told to remain in their homes unless they are conducting approved “essential activities” and lockdowns would last for 3 weeks. Newsom announced in a press conference he …

Governor Newsom Issues Statewide COVID Curfew

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CALIFORNIA- Governor Newsom announces a statewide curfew for all counties in the “purple tier”, which is 90% of the population, to adhere to a curfew beginning Saturday November 21st and lasting until December 21st. Details were given in a press release given by the Governor: “Non-essential businesses and personal gatherings are prohibited between 10 PM and 5 AM beginning Saturday, …

Man Suspected of Shooting 5 Juveniles, Arrested

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MERCED- A suspect has been arrested of the shooting of five minors back in January of this year. Merced PD released the following statement: “On January 30th, 2020 at 7:58 P.M. Merced Police Department officers responded to reports of gunshots fired in the 100 block of West Main Street. Officers located 5 juvenile victims with gunshots wounds. After an investigation …

Central Valley Air Quality Most Unhealthy In Western Hemisphere Due To Fires

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CALIFORNIA- The air quality in the Central Valley is among the worst in the nation, continent, and hemisphere rightnow due to the thousands of fires burning throughout California. Maps from the Cal Fire Website show the fires surrounding the Central Valley. The result is the smoke lingering in The Valley contributing to the unhealthy air quality. People throughout the 209 …

Extreme Heat Wave/Blackouts Warning For Central Valley

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CALIFORNIA- According to the National Weather Association the next 15 days will be the hottest on record for the last 70 years going back to 1950 for the entire West Coast. Experts warn of expected rolling black outs as the heat places extreme demand on the power grid as is already affecting the Bay Area. The last heatwave close to …

Sheriff Warns About Mystery Seeds Sent From China

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STANISLAUS COUNTY- The Sheriff has used a warning advising the public to beware of unsolicited seeds arriving in the mail that are post marked from China. They have not yet been identified. “The US Department of Agriculture has recently received reports of people receiving seeds in the mail from China they did not order. The seeds are sent in packages …

$300,000 Cash And 2,000 Stolen Catalytic Converters Found In Elk Grove

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ELK GROVE- The Sacramento Sheriff’s Office and Elk Grove Police department discovered 2,000 stolen catalytic converters today in a business. Their press release announces that it was part of a search warrant being served but have not yet provided more details. Many in the 209 have had their catalytic converters stolen over the past couple of years. They may be …