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Jury convicts Lodi man of second-degree murder for 2021 fatal shooting

LODI (CBS SF/BCN) –  A jury found a 25-year-old Lodi man guilty of second-degree murder for a shooting that occurred in 2021 in Lodi, the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Alejandro Duran Mercado was found guilty of the shooting death of 29-year-old Cenobio "Nick" Gallegos on Feb. 26, 2021.Police said officers were dispatched to the 400 block of East Pine Street at 3:06 p.m. the day of the shooting. Gallegos was found at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Police said detectives were notified at about...
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What we know about the suspected homicide that left 1 teen dead in Rancho Cordova

RANCHO CORDOVA - One day after a teenager died outside of a Rancho Cordova home, there are still questions that remain unanswered by authorities, who are calling the death a homicide.On Wednesday afternoon, Sacramento County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a Rancho Cordova neighborhood after a 911 caller said an 18-year-old woman needed medical help. At the scene on Ramsgate Way, first responders say they found the teen lying outside of a home and suffering from significant injuries. She was declared dead a short time later.Detectives investigated the teen's brutal death as a homicide as they collected surveillance video from...

San Joaquin County Correctional Officer arrested

(KTXL) — An internal investigation of a San Joaquin County Correctional Officer has prompted their arrest, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office. The officer is facing charges of possessing a controlled substance with intent to sell and illegally possessing an assault weapon, according to the sheriff’s office. “We understand this information brings many […]

Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on Pacific Avenue in Stockton

The Stockton Police Department recently reported a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Douglas Road and Pacific Avenue. The incident occurred on Sunday, January 29, 2023, shortly after 6:30 p.m., according to Stockton PD. Details on the Fatal Hit-and-Run on Pacific Avenue in Stockton. A preliminary release by Stockton PD revealed...

Organizers hoping to tackle 100 projects on Love Lodi Day

Applications are now being accepted for Love Lodi, the city’s annual event in which volunteers participate in a variety of service projects on the last Saturday of April. April 29 has been declared the eighth annual Love Lodi Day, and event coordinator Tara Stewart said the nonprofit organization is hoping to have 100 projects submitted and confirmed this year.

Second arrest made in Moore’s Riverboat Restaurant fire

(KTXL) — An arrest has been made in a July 2022 fire that destroyed the Moore’s Riverboat Restaurant, according to the River Delta Fire District. Rolly “Brian” Byrd was the second arrest made in connection to this fire. In September, Wyatt Tripp was arrested as a suspect of the fire. •Video above: Pursuit of Rancho […]

Woodbridge standout football player Dereck Moore signs with University of New Mexico

Woodbridge senior Dereck “DJ” Moore is joined by some of his Warrior teammates and Coach Aaron Craver after signing Wednesday. (Photo Tim Burt, OC Sports Zone). Woodbridge High School’s star strong safety and wide receiver Dereck “DJ” Moore signed his national letter of intent Wednesday to attend college and play Division 1 college football for the University of New Mexico.

Elk Grove Police Daily Watch Summary January 27-30, 2023

Charges: VC 23152 (A), 14601.2(b) Suspect: CHASE, MARGARET (BFA, 49, ARRESTED) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. VC 14601.2 (b) Except in full compliance with the restriction, a person shall not drive a motor vehicle at any...
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EG officers wound homicide suspect in standoff

Three Elk Grove police officers shot and wounded a 22-year-old homicide suspect after a vehicle pursuit during the late afternoon of Feb. 1. He was wanted for allegedly murdering his 18-year-old girlfriend in Rancho Cordova that day. Suspect Devian Lewis was being treated at a local hospital for three gunshot...

Rancho Cordova homicide suspect arrested after being shot by police in Elk Grove

RANCHO CORDOVA - A suspect is in custody after an 18-year-old woman was killed in Rancho Cordova, authorities said Wednesday.A spokesperson for the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office said a suspect in the homicide was located in Elk Grove. He was being pursued by authorities after evading a traffic stop and was arrested after a shooting involving law enforcement.The shooting in Elk Grove happened at Bruceville Road and Big Horn Boulevard. No officers were hurt. The suspect was shot at least once and his condition is unknown. He was identified as Devian Lewis, 22.Sheriff's deputies were called at around 1:15 p.m. to the Rancho Cordova scene in the 3000 block of Ramsgate Way, just off Mather Field Road.The woman's cause of death remains unknown at this time.

PHOTOS: Woodbridge water polo star Ryan DeLand signs with Augustana College

Woodbridge High School senior Ryan DeLand was one of three athletes honored Wednesday at Woodbridge. (Photo Tim Burt, OC Sports Zone). Woodbridge High School water polo star Ryan DeLand, who already signed with Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. was one of three athletes honored at the school Wednesday. DeLand...

Where to take kids to see snow near Stockton after monster snowfall California received

In the last four weeks, huge storms have blanketed the Sierra mountain range with several feet of new snow, allowing the closest ski areas to San Joaquin County, Dodge Ridge and Bear Valley, to open with monster snowpacks. Each are closer than other options in the Lake Tahoe area. They are family-friendly destinations, less-expensive than other Sierra resorts and don’t require summiting a mountain pass to reach them.