Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department

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Deputies Find Muddy Suspect Hiding Under Mulberry Bush

After a 911 call about someone making criminal threats, deputies found Daniel Lee Bench, 47, nearby. Bench fled from deputies, and tried to hide under a muddy mulberry bush.


Scene of the investigation Monday. (Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department)

Woman’s Burned Body Found In Orchard Near Ceres

Detectives say the burned body of a woman was found in an orchard just outside of Ceres Monday afternoon.


Surveillance footage of the suspect. (Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department)

Man Suspected Of Vandalism, Hate Crime In Salida

Authorities in Salida are looking for a man suspected of committing a hate crime over the weekend.


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Woman, 42, Shot And Killed East Of Waterford

Detectives are investigating a shooting east of Waterford that has left a 42-year-old woman dead.


Surveillance video shows the man pulling out a gun and demanding cash. (Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Dept.)

Would-Be Robber Pepper-Sprays Krispy Kreme Employee

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help to fine a man who tried to rob a Krispy Kreme restaurant in Riverbank.


Photo of Whitfield from the Waterford City Council website.

Basketball Coach Stabbed At Waterford High School

Deputies say a basketball coach was stabbed at Waterford High School Monday night.


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Man, Woman Shot And Killed Along Tuolumne River

A man and woman are dead after a shooting near the Tuolumne River late Sunday morning.


Vaughn's booking photo. (Credit: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department)

Detectives: Suspect In Riverbank Murder Arrested At Turlock Walmart

Authorities say they have arrested they suspect wanted for the August murder of a man in Riverbank.


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Modesto Police Shoot, Wound Armed Suspect

Modesto police say one of their officers has shot and wounded an armed man.


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Stanislaus County Sheriff Seeking Out New Incentives To Retain Deputies Leaving Department

Stanislaus County deputies are jumping ship for better pay, so the sheriff wants to pay them to stay.


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Father Arrested For Child Abuse Following Infant’s Death; Family Lived In Car

A father has been arrested after his infant daughter died; his wife claims he abused her and their four children as they lived in their car.


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Modesto Man Found Shot To Death On Rural Road

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an overnight homicide of a Modesto man found dead on the side of a rural road.