Puppy Chop Shop In Lathrop: Man Arrested For Animal Cruelty

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LATHROP- On January 30th, Pedro Maldonado Victoria was arrested on multiple charges. According to the Sheriffs Office the investigation began on Saturday, January 25th when a woman spotted several English bulldog puppies roaming on the loose in the 2000 block of E. Louise Avenue. She then contacted law enforcment after she “saw two men exit the home wearing what appeared …

National Study Ranks Stockton As 4th Worst City For Children

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STOCKTON- A national study conducted by diversitydatakids.org ranks Stockton as the 4th lowest ranking city in the United States using the Child Opportunity Index 2.0. The study measures several factors and even breaks down each city by ethnicity. When it comes to Stockton, the city also ranks amongst the worst specifically for Mexican, White and Asian/Pacific Islander children as well. …

SJC Sheriff’s Office Update On Montclair St Officer Involved Shooting

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STOCKTON- This is the official statement from the San Joaquin County Sheriff Office which corroborates a witness statement that Ross was shot before entering the home and emerging afterward saying he was hit: “UPDATE: DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING We have made progress with our investigation and, as promised, can now share more information with the community about a deputy involved shooting …

CHP Arrests Minor In Connection With Rocks Thrown At Cars On I-5

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STOCKTON- The California Highway Patrol announced they have made an arrest of a suspect they believe was responsible for attacking motorists on I-5 NB near the March Lane exit. We reported multiple cases including the incident pictured when a rock smashed through the windshield injuring a woman who had young children in the back seat. Per CHP: “Public safety is …

Family Almost Killed By Thrown Rock Through Windshield On I-5

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STOCKTON- Last night on January 20th at around 8:30pm a family was driving northbound on I-5 when they believe someone threw a large rock through their windshield which penetrated it, hitting a woman in the face and forehead knocking her unconscious. This attack happened on northbound I-5 between Country Club and March Lane exits. The driver was able to steer …

“Far Worse Than People Realize” A Trip To The Homeless Trenches of Stockton

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By Motecuzoma P. Sanchez Two weeks ago I visited the street I lived on when I was born in south Stockton. What was supposed to be just a quick photo shoot turned into an impromptu tour of the entrance to a a homeless transient encampment in the middle of the neighborhood when a homeless man approached my crew and I …

School Authorities Launch Investigation After Bus Almost Hit By Train

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LODI- District officials have confirmed that they’re investigating what occurred in a video we posted on social media showing a school bus so close to train tracks while a train was crossing that the crossing arm was on top of the bus. The incident happened this morning at 8am on Lodi Avenue. The district released the following statement: “We are …

Sheriff’s Office Releases Statement On Officer Fuentes, Killed In Accident

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San Joaquin County- The Office of Patrick Withrow has released details on the tragic death of one of his correctional officers at the county jail. Cesar Fuentes was a six year veteran who had just completed his shift when he was killed riding his motorcycle home by a pick up truck that suddenly pulled out in front of him.