San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office

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Off-Duty Deputy’s Gun Stolen From His Unlocked Car

Authorities say that an off-duty deputy’s loaded gun was stolen from his car Wednesday morning.


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2 Arrested In Alleged Calif. Exorcism Kidnapping

A father and son are in custody in California on suspicion of kidnapping the father’s ex-wife to perform an exorcism.


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Memorial Held For Stockton Triple Homicide Victims Killed While Sleeping

A Stockton family murdered as they slept in their own home was remembered Sunday night.


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3 Family Members Killed In Stockton Shooting, 2 Others Hospitalized

Sheriff’s deputies are trying to figure out why two unknown men entered a Stockton family’s home and opened fire late Friday night.


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UPDATE: Juvenile Detention Camp Escapee Found Dead, Second Still At Large

The pair escaped Thursday night around 7 p.m. Tracy Brown, 18, had only been at Camp Peterson for a week when investigators say he and another teen escaped the detention center.


The dig site in Linden where more than 1,000 human bone fragments have been recovered from a well. (credit: CBS13)

San Joaquin Sheriff Stands By Handling Of Hobson’s Remains

Faced with mounting criticism over its handling of the “Speed Freak Killers” case, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference Friday afternoon in which the sheriff stood by how the dig for victims’ remains was handled.


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Body Found In Back Of Pickup Truck During Traffic Stop In Tracy

A California Highway Patrol officer found a dead body in the back of a pickup truck while conducting a traffic stop in Tracy on Wednesday afternoon.



Man Reportedly Exposes Himself To Lathrop Elementary Students

Two students at Lathrop Elementary School reported that a man exposed himself to them as they walked to school on Wednesday morning.


Jacob Leon (source: America's Most Wanted)

Convicted Baby Killer Found In Mexico, Returned To San Joaquin County

A Lathrop man who fled the country after the death of his girlfriend’s baby more than four years ago was captured by U.S. marshals and returned to the United States to serve his sentence.


Juan Darwin Martinez (credit: San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office)

Man Gambles Into Wee Hours, Then Allegedly Makes Up Kidnapping Story

A man who spent all night gambling then made up a story about being kidnapped and robbed and was arrested for filing a false police report, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.


Sukhbir Singh, left, and Murri Mitchell (source: San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office)

2 Arrested After High-Speed Chase Through San Joaquin County

A drive-by shooting triggered a high-speed chase through San Joaquin County on Friday morning before the suspect vehicle crashed and two men were arrested on multiple felony charges.


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Two Men Found Dead At Manteca Farm A Murder-Suicide

The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office has determined that two men found deceased early Tuesday at a Manteca farm was the result of a murder-suicide.