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Tracy Melton

A sheriff's deputy tapes off an area in rural Calaveras County during a search on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Sheriff Apologizes To Victim’s Family, Addresses Search Efforts

Nearly a week after a grieving family found out their loved one’s remains were discovered 10 years ago, San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore apologized and promised an internal review at a news conference on Monday.

01/30/2012

Tracy Melton

Sheriff’s Office Admits It Failed To Inform Family Of Woman’s Death

The remains of a Stockton woman missing since 1998 were positively identified last April but the woman’s family wasn’t notified until Wednesday because her case “fell through the cracks,” the sheriff’s office said.

01/26/2012