Two Separate Homicides in Stockton Occur Within 10 Minutes, One Arrest

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STOCKTON- On Friday evening between 6-7pm Stockton police were called to respond to two homicides resulting in one arrest. Department spokesman Joe Silva has released the following statement: “On April 26, 2019, at 6:39 pm, officers responded to a residence in the 2300 block of E. Washington Street on a report of a disturbance. During the course of the investigation, …

Police Investigate Driveby Shooting Across Street From Victory Park

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STOCKTON- Last night around midnight someone fired multiple gunshots causing police to tape the street off and investigate. Former County Supervisor Carlos Villapudua heard the shots as it occurred outside of his house. In a Facebook he recounted the ordeal: “Today midnight a drive-by shooting in front of my house. From what the police tell me it was person shooting …

LGBT Staff of San Joaquin Pride Center Demand Removal of Director Nicholas Hatten

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STOCKTON- Staff members of the San Joaquin Pride Center have issued a letter of No Confidence in their director Nicholas Hatten to the organization’s board of directors. In the letter along with a six page listing of serious transgressions and allegations there are bombshell revelations of abuses that not only contradict the mission of the center, but also violate state …

14 Year Old Girl Shot in One of Several Shootings Across Stockton

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STOCKTON- Shortly after midnight a 14-year-old girl was shot when unknown suspects fired several shots into a residence on the 4200 block of Bastille Court in Weston Ranch. According to Stockton Police the suspects then fled in a newer model, light colored, 4-door sedan. The girl was transported to the hospital and treated for a non-life-threatening wound. No further suspect …

Violent Easter in Stockton: 1 Shot, 1 Shot At, Multiple Car Jackings, High Speed Chase Crashing Into House, and Several Arrested Including Teens

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STOCKTON- While most people were spending time with their families on the Easter holiday, Police were busy responding to several violent crimes in the city yesterday. One person was shot in the leg in a drive bye shooting and is recovering in the hospital. Another person was robbed at gunpoint of his phone and car on the 3100 Block of …

Man Arrested In Gym Locker Room for 2018 Assault

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STOCKTON- Gym patrons at Quail Lakes In Shape City were surprised today when several law enforcement officers rushed in and arrested a man for an assault that occurred at Koe’s bar in Morada back in November 2018. Andre Beckett was identified in that assault and a warrant was issued for his arrest. According to the San Joaquin Sheriff’s Office, “Yesterday, …

Reinvent Tracy: Homelessness, Nonprofits, and Politics

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TRACY- Homelessness was the hot topic that packed the house at last night’s city council meeting. This has been a hot button issue since April of 2018 when councilwoman Juana Dement proposed the city form a task force to study the issue in regards to public policy and availability of resources. Months later cities such as Stockton, Manteca and other …

Mayor Tubbs Ditches City Council Meeting For Personal Trip Out of Country…Again

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STOCKTON- Many residents were left wondering why Mayor Michael Tubbs was absent from last nights city council meeting. When they asked fellow council members they were told they also had no idea or explanation from the mayor whose few duties include chairing the meetings. For all intents he seemed to be a no show. To try to get an answer …

District Attorney Releases Findings of Deadly 2016 Officer Involved Shooting

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SAN JOAQUIN- District Attorney Verber Salazar has released a 16 page report detailing the findings of a “multi agency task force” investigation into the 2016 deadly shooting of Rodney Watts by Stockton police officers. During the years 2013-2016 Stockton had the 5th highest rate per capita of deadly officer involved shootings. Watts was one of them. The report concludes: “In …