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Two suspected gang members were arrested Friday in Merced following an early morning raid at a cluster of homes described by police as a heavily fortified “compound.”
Merced County prosecutors say a decision could be reached next week on possible criminal charges against the son-in-law of Merced’s police chief. Jesse J. Saucedo was arrested in connection with the death of a 55-year-old Atwater man.
A man who drowned Thursday swimming in the Merced River has been identified as 21-year-old Jack Xiong of Merced.
A 21-year-old Merced man drowned Thursday while swimming in the Merced River near Snelling, the Merced County Coroner’s Office reported.
Atwater police shut down the 1100 block of Vine Street for more than one hour Monday in a search for two suspected car thieves.
An 88-year-old Planada woman died Monday in a two-car collision just outside Merced, the California Highway Patrol reported.
A high-speed chase ended Monday outside of Los Banos with one man in custody after he crashed his vehicle into a dry canal, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Three people were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday in the parking lot of an Atwater bar. A Ceres man was arrested a short time later in connection with the robbery, the Atwater Police Department said.
A Merced man suffered minor injuries Sunday afternoon when he chased down an escaping burglar, police said.
An independent financial audit presented earlier this week to the Merced Irrigation District’s board of directors praised the district’s monetary practices, showing it was “in good financial standing.”