Oakdale Police Say Body Found On Merced County Highway Identified As Missing PersonA body found on Highway 99 in Merced County was identified as a missing person at the center of an Oakdale police investigation, authorities confirmed Thursday.
Researchers Analyze Sacramento Wastewater Finding Omicron VariantThe Omicron variant in our local wastewater is now a reality for the cities of Sacramento and Merced. Scientists confirmed the discovery this week and gave public health leaders a heads up.
Officials Capture 3 Of 6 inmates Who Escaped Merced County JailThree of six inmates who used a homemade rope to escape from a jail in Merced County was arrested Tuesday, authorities said.
Two Arrested After Deputy Injured In Shooting At Marijuana Grow HouseTwo suspects are behind bars after an officer-involved shooting that injured a deputy early Wednesday morning.
One Person Shot In Merced County Deputy Involved ShootingOne person was injured in a Merced County deputy-involved shooting in the city of Stevinson.
Gustine Police Looking For Suspect Who Set Cruiser on FireGustine police are looking for a suspect who is accused of setting one of their patrol cars on fire.
Suspect Arrested In Merced County For Several Alleged Sex Crimes Involving MinorsMerced County deputies arrested Andrew Lee Lewis, 26, on charges of several sex crimes involving minors.
Deputies Eradicate Over 500 Pot Plants At Illegal Grows In Merced CountyThe Merced County Sheriff's Enforcement Team confiscated over 500 marijuana plants and more than 40 pounds of processed marijuana at illegal grows throughout the county.