Governor Newsom to Halt California Death Penalty for 737 Convicted Inmates

209 Times Lodi, Merced County, Modesto, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy 1 Comment

SACRAMENTO- Governor Newsom has announced through his office that he will stop all executions for 737 inmates on death row. This includes the gas chamber at San Quentin that has never been used. He has cited inequalities in the criminal justice system as well as called it “immoral”. As a result of multiple lawsuits, California hasn’t executed a prisoner since …

Honda Recalls 1.2M Vehicles Due to Safety Concerns

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DETROIT- According to a statement released by Honda, 1.2 million vehicles between 2001 and 2016 are being recalled due to faulty airbags that have caused 23 fatalities. The defect is the result of a chemical used to deploy the airbag which can cause shrapnel to injur the occupants of the vehicle. To check if your vehicle is one of those …

Bear Creek Track Coach Arrested

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STOCKTON- Police have announced that yesterday March 10, Khari Dobbins was arrested for having “inappropriate sexual relations with a 16-year-old female student at a residence in North Stockton”. Dobbins is 25 years old and also a track coach for Bear Creek High School of Lodi Unified School District in north Stockton. “The Stockton Police Department is encouraging people to call …

Felon On Probation Arrested With Homemade Silencer and AR-15 Despite California Gun Laws

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MANTECA- On March 9th San Joaquin Sheriff Deputies arrested Joshua Wierzbicki as he sat in his car on the 3100 block of Mortensen Rd in Manteca. Not only is he a convicted felon currently on probation, but according to Deputies Wierzbicki was “found to be in possession of a .300 Blackout AR style short barreled rifle along with a 30 …

Target Shoplifter Helps Herself to 6 Pack of Stella Artois

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LATHROP- Shoplifting is a part of retail that stores encounter everyday. But, yesterday at about 3:30 pm, a young woman named Elysia Johnson took it to another level by also helping herself to some alcohol sampling that wasn’t free. According to San Joaquin Sheriff Deputies who provide policing for Lathrop, Johnson entered the Target store in Lathrop off of I-5 …

149 Days After Denial, Kaiser Decides Own Nurse’s Brain Tumor is “Serious Medical Condition” After All

209 Times Merced County, Modesto, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Stockton, Tracy, Uncategorized 25 Comments

STOCKTON- On 3/8/2019, Edith Fillon received a form letter from Kaiser’s National HR, ostensibly dated 3/1/19. (The envelope was dated 3/6/19). Edith’s 10/11/18 denied leave request “for your own serious illness” that originally was deemed as not “meeting the definition of a serious health condition”  has now been  “REVISED” with her eligibility now being  “determined based on the information available …

Flood Watch Issued For Stockton and Modesto

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SACRAMENTO- The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch warning for much of the northern Central Valley including San Joaquin, Calaveras, and Stanislaus Counties. It is in effect from today March 5th at 4:00PM to Thursday March 7th. In a statement released Monday they warned, “In the Valley, areas may receive 1 to 3 inches of rain, with locations …

SJC Sheriff Deputies Use K9 to De-Escalate Violent Confrontation

209 Times San Joaquin County, Stockton 1 Comment

Canine protects deputies. STOCKTON- On March 3rd, 2019, San Joaquin Sheriff Deputies responder to a disturbance call on the 3700 block of Dennis Avenue. Upon arriving, deputies were confronted by, Eracleo Cisneros, wanted on an outstanding felony warrant. The disturbance call was placed after Cisneros allegedly set a shed on fire in the backyard of the residence. By time Deputies …

Some Fear Mishandled Evidence May Result in “Speed Freak” Serial Killer Being Set Free

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STOCKTON- Last Wednesday San Joaquin County Deputy District Attorney Haley Mott and California State Public Defender Jessica McGuire argued over the preservation of evidence before Judge Michael Garrigan, the judge who sent Wesley Shermantine to death row on May 16, 2001. Shermantine’s Public Defender is now making a request not to destroy evidence in the “Speed Freak Killer” case that …

Proposed Law Targets Deadbeat Parents By Posting Identity Online

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STATE CAPITOL- A new bill has been introduced in the Legislature that if passed would post the information online of parents who aren’t paying child support. AB 1498 is authored by Assemblymember Lackey and targets those who owe child support in excess of $5,000, have been in arrears for 12 months, and haven’t made a payment in 6 months. The …