Shooting Becomes 2nd Homicide in Stockton in 2 Days

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STOCKTON- Last night at 11:04pm police received a call of a shooting on Sierra Nevada Street and Poplar Street. When they arrived, they found a man shot in his vehicle. The man, in his 20’s, was transported to an area hospital, but died from his injuries. In a statement released by SPD they say: “Homicide detectives responded for the investigation. …

Rio Calaveras Students Win National Academic Pentathlon

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STOCKTON- Rio Calaveras Elementary students won the national academic pentathlon, called Aca-Penta, for the third year in a row. It was held in Nashville, Tennessee May 16-18. Their teacher and Coach’s name is Jen Duren. She is an inspiration to them and it’s super obvious when you see them interact. It’s magic. Stockton could use about a thousand more of …

Early Morning Homicide in Stockton

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Early this morning at 4:05 am on the 3000 block of Monte Diablo Avenue bear Louis Park, a person shot and killed. Police officers arrived shortly after and homicide detectives were called out. SPD has no motive or releasable suspect information to report as of this time. This marks the 17th homicide in the city this year. At the end …

As Stockton Burns, Mayor Tubbs Watches Cartoons

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STOCKTON- Yesterday the third 5 alarm fire broke out in as many weeks. It was so huge it required outside assistance for firefighters from other agencies. The flames were so high they could be seen from as far away as Lodi and Tracy. Many people are wondering if it was another blaze inadvertently set by one of the city’s homeless …

Adults From Stockton Arrested in Oregon for Sex Trafficking 15 Yr Old From Modesto

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Medford, Oregon- On May 10th at 5:13 a.m., Medford police officers responded to a call from the mother that her 15 year old girl from Modesto, California was being pimped our of a local motel. The child had been reported missing from her Modesto home since April 29th. Officers made their way into the motel room and found the missing …

Attempted Kidnapping of Student in North Stockton

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STOCKTON- Today student reported to police they were almost kidnapped by a stranger who was stalking them yesterday afternoon. Officials from Lincoln Unified confirmed the attack and released the following announcement: ”This is a safety advisory for our Lincoln families. Today a student reported an incident that occurred yesterday while walking home at approximately 3:30 pm.  The student reported being followed …

Stockton Man Sentenced 5 Years for Selling Crack in Lodi

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SACRAMENTO- The US Department of Justice released the following announcement today: “David Alhaqq, 56, of Stockton, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. to five years in prison for distributing cocaine base, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.  Alhaqq pleaded guilty on January 3. According to court documents, in November 2016, a confidential source purchased six …

IRS Investigation Called For Against San Joaquin Pride Center

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STOCKTON- Last month we broke the story about the revolt by staff against its executive director inside the San Joaquin Pride Center. Amongst many charges the staff made against Nicholas Hatten including homophobia, sexual harassment of college student volunteers, disrespect towards LGBT staff, stolen wages, bouncing pay checks, insufficient funds in the organization’s account, and unannounced disappearances by Hatten for …