Despite Five Years of Increased Violence, Mayor Tubbs Responds to Venezuela’s Warning Saying “July Was Safe”

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STOCKTON- Yesterday the countries of Venezuela and Uruguay issued travel advisories to its citizens in response to the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. They urged them to avoid cities prone to discrimination and violence also citing the inability of the local authorities of those cities to effectively deal with it. Stockton was listed as one of those …

VIDEO: Tubbs and Miller Sold Lies to Public to Raise Taxes; 6 Years Later Crime Up as “Office of Violence Prevention” Inept

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STOCKTON- Six years after fear tactics were used to swindled voters into passing an increased sales tax on themselves to “fight violent crime”, violent crime has increased every year consecutively. Critics like Motecuzoma Sanchez, who opposed the tax, Measure A/B, were concerned that there was no restriction on the spending of the $29 million a year raised to actually go …

Reinvented Stockton: National Study Ranks City as One of Worst Run Cities in America

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STOCKTON- A new study comparing several measurables including crime, education, pollution, etc in relation to the budget and resources a city has as controlled by city leaders, ranks Stockton as one of America’s worst run cities. Stockton’s Rankings: •Quality of Services: 6th worst, 145 out 150 • Safety: 10th Most Dangerous, 141 out of 150 • Infrastructure & Pollution: Worst, …

Stockton’s Fire Chief Charged With Crime in Turlock

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TURLOCK- The Stanislaus County District Attorney has filed a misdemeanor domestic violence battery charge against Stockton Fire Chief Erik Anthony Newman. He was arrested last month on June 20th for assaulting a woman he lived in Turlock. According to the charges Newman inflicted “corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition” on his girlfriend. In June Newman was arrested at the …

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 …

9 Shot,1 Stabbed, 1 Beaten into Critical Condition: Stockton Sees Another Violent Weekend Including Mass Shooting

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STOCKTON- With violence on a steady uptick since the begging of April, May is starting off even worse. The weekend before last saw 3 people killed in Stockton in as many days. This last weekend proved to be even more violent with 10 people shot, one stabbed, and more shot at. One man was killed in a mass shooting at …

After 3,500 Service Calls/3 Homicides in 3 Days, Chief Jones Calls for Backup as Mayor Tubbs Plays on Twitter

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STOCKTON- Less than three months ago Stockton police Chief Eric Jones was celebrating how much crime was down (despite the fact that violent crime increased 1% from the previous violent year). Now after a violent month and deadly weekend, Jones told the press today he’ll be asking for help from outside resources like the CHP and federal agencies. While trying …

Stockton Police Arrest 17 Yr Old Who Shot At Them

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STOCKTON- Police have arrested a 17-year-old juvenile they suspect shot at police officers last night in the area of Airport Way and Market Street. On April 28th SPD conducted a traffic stop when suspect jumped out and fled on foot. As he was escaping he allegedly fired a shot at officers, missing them but striking a nearby residence. The suspect …

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 …

Murder, Rape, Assault and Violent Crime Up Dramatically in Stockton

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STOCKTON- The police department has released its most recent crime data for the month of March. When compared to the same point last year the numbers reveal dramatic increases in violent crime, specifically homicide, while crime overall has increased 12.2%. This comes on the heals of an increase in shootings, the most recent of which was a mass shooting that …