In the cellphone video, neighbors can be heard screaming for him to put the hammer down, but the man responds that he doesn’t want to.
Stockton Police couldn’t confirm whether the car was at one time a real patrol car, but on Thursday, four adults used it to make people think they were law enforcement.
After an officer-involved death, the officer is placed on at least three days paid-administrative leave and a city contracted psychologist must clear him or her to return to duty. Black Leadership Council president, Ralph Lee White argues the psychologist should be chosen at random for each incident.
A home break-in suspect who allegedly charged at police with a knife was shot and killed by two Stockton Police officers on Tuesday.
Jimmy Pendergrass, 70, was doing what he’s done every day for a very long time when he was struck and killed crossing the street to get to work at the Stockton Police Department.
A man approached officers saying he had been shot and needed medical attention at El Dorado and Market streets. Officers say the man told them he was shot in the area of Hunter and Sonora streets.
Police said the crimes all occurred in just a two-mile radius from each other and the suspect entered the homes through an open window.
Jose Diaz, 21, was walking to a market on Mariposa Road where police say he may have been followed before he was shot and killed.
Robert and Jeanette Louda are eager to make the rental house on Santa Clara Street their home again, even though it’s been burglarized twice and an arson on Friday morning has them currently living in a hotel.
Jeremy Meeks, a 30-year-old convicted felon, was arrested on felony weapons charges as part of Weston Ranch Operation Ceasefire, which targeted an increase in shootings and robberies in the area.
An officer arrived at the scene of a fight in progress on Glendora Avenue where a suspect was shooting at a victim in the parking lot, Stockton Police say. That victim was not injured and was not shooting at the suspect.
Police have arrested several people in Stockton this morning following a home invasion incident, according to authorities.