Stockton Sees Nearly 30% Average Rent Increase, Worst In The Nation

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STOCKTON- A wise man once said, “these rent prices are too damn high”! Imagine what he would have said if he lived in Stockton where according to a national survey by Apartmentlist.com, prices have had the greatest rate of rent increases in the nation. According to their report: “Stockton, CA, tops this list, with rent growth of 28.4 percent since …

Man With Pants Down Tries To Car Jack Van With 3 Children Inside

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STOCKTON- An unnamed person was detained yesterday by the owner and worker of a taco truck on Hammer Lane and El Dorado yesterday afternoon. Dramatic video was captured of the moment he was snatched from the van and physically held down. Witnesses detail seeing him jump in the back of the hatch of the van as it was being unloaded …

Sheriff Releases Video of Stockton Man Who Was Injured in Custody

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SAN JOAQUIN- BREAKING NEWS: As promised by Sheriff Withrow, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office today is releasing a video of the jail incident involving Jacob Servin. As those familiar with pre-sentenced facilities already knew, the law does not allow video cameras to monitor inside holding cells, which is where the physical altercation took place. Last we checked, the video …

Sheriff Releases Statement On In Custody Beating of Stockton Man

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STOCKTON- The San Joaquin County Sheriff Pat Withrow’s Office has released the following statement regarding the December 3rd claim by Servin that he was held down and beaten by three officers in a racially motivated attack: Updated press release received by 209 Times at 12/4/19 at 9:51 am: “On December 2, 2019 the correctional staff at the San Joaquin County …

Stockton Man Claims He Was Nearly Beaten To Death By Officers In Racially Motivated Jail Attack

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STOCKTON- Jacob Servin, in a post on Instagram, says he was almost killed by three Stockton police officers in a racially motivated attack and brutal beating. We have interviewed him and are also reaching out to Sheriff Pat Withrow. We’ve so far been able to establish that it was not Stockton Police, but rather San Joaquin County Jail Correctional Officers …

Firefighters Forced to Evacuate Burning Building In Downtown Stockton

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STOCKTON- Firefighters battle a blaze in an already abandoned and gated building in downtown Stockton. After only a few moments inside they are ordered to evacuate as the fire grows. Firefighters battle an average of 5 such fires being set each day in areas known to be used by homeless transients. As Stockton’s Mayor Tubbs and his close ally, Homeless …

Man Killed in Weston Ranch Drive By in Stockton

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STOCKTON- Police are responding to a male homicide victim who was just killed after being shot reportedly in the head in a drive by shooting. Attempts at CPR were unsuccessful and police now have the area taped off on Carolyn Weston Blvd and John Townsend in Weston Ranch. Witnesses describe hearing multiple gunshots and seeing a car drive off. Related …

National Study Ranks Stockton As Worst City To Have Thanksgiving

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Source: WalletHub STOCKTON- A national study conducted by WalletHub compared the largest 100 cities in America and ranked them 1-100 from best to worst to celebrate Thanksgiving based on measurable categories including price of food, weather, and safety. Stockton was ranked last at number 100. Oakland came in at number 99. According to Adam McHan, “To help Americans find the …

Local Youth Delta Knights Chess Club Wins Award

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Chesskids.com made a visit to the Caesar Chaves Library last night at 5:30-6pm to present the Stockton Kids Chess team, “The Delta Knights Chess Club”, an award for winning a Chess Tournament last month. Congratulations to the winners. Related Post Bear Creek Student Arrested for Loaded Gun He Had … 13 Yr Old Male Student Stabs 14 Yr Old Female …

Man Shoots Himself On Accident At Krispy Kreme

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STOCKTON- Yesterday November 24th, a man accidentally shot himself at the Krispy Kreme on March Lane in Stockton. He shot himself while handling the gun shortly after 6am. He was taken to the hospital and arrested. His identity has not been released to the public by police yet. Related Post Shooting in Stockton Kills 14 and 15 Year Olds ATF …