san joaquin county

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District Attorney Candidate Arrested Twice In 24 Hours

Gary Hickey, a candidate running for San Joaquin County District Attorney, has been arrested twice over Memorial Day weekend.



Calif. Nut Farmers Band Together To Fight Theft

The soaring value of California’s nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.


Winery worries

Vote On Event Ban At San Joaquin Wineries Delayed While County Updates Rules

Some neighbors, farmers and other opponents are concerned the area is steering away from its roots and turning into a party zone, causing too much traffic and noise.


Generic photo of a grass fire. (credit: CBS13)

Cal Fire Suspends Fire Permits In Parts Of Stanislaus And San Joaquin Counties

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has suspended burn permits, citing dry conditions and a sharp increase in vegetation fires.



Suspect Arrested In Sacramento For Massacre Of Mexican City Officials In 2000

A suspect wanted in the massacre of Mexican city officials in 2000 was arrested in Sacramento Tuesday.



Nearly $400K In Walnuts Stolen From Escalon Farm Recovered

Investigators have recovered thousands of pounds of stolen walnuts in what became the area’s largest walnut heist.



Thieves Steal Nearly $400K In Walnuts From Escalon Farm

A brazen crime wave is threatening to push farmers out of business. The latest in a series of walnut thefts is the largest yet, with the farmer nearly taking a half-a-million dollar hit.


Inmate release

Convicted Felons May Be Released Amid Fight Between State, San Joaquin County Judges

The state says it needs almost a week to process an offender to determine if that person should stay in jail. But San Joaquin County judges don’t want to wait that long.


Kristopher Hoyt

Attempted Pot Thieves Kill Acampo Man In Front Of Father

His dad says the shooter sneaked onto the family’s property at about 4 a.m. to steal from their medical marijuana grow. Deputies say there was a confrontation between Hoyt and trespassers before the shooting.


(Credit: San Joaquin County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Arrested For Dumping Horse Carcasses In San Joaquin County

A man is behind bars tonight in connection with illegal horse dumping in San Joaquin County.


Escaped inmates, clockwise From top left: Henry Lee Heath, Alexander Duvalle Williams, Robert Michael Baguindo Jr, and Dennis Jamel King

San Joaquin Deputies Searching For Four Escaped Inmates From Honor Farm

Three of the inmates were kitchen workers and last seen getting into a silver, 4-door sedan and fled north on Wolf Road. All four were at the farm for property crimes, burglary and auto theft. They were last seen in jail clothing.


dumped dogs

San Joaquin County Deputy Admits To Dumping Dogs In Field During Heat Wave

The deputy admitted he dumped the dogs in an empty field with no food and water, because he couldn’t find find a shelter that would take them.