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Suspect dies following series of Stockton home invasion attempts


A Stockton man died Tuesday night following numerous calls connecting him with multiple break-in attempts throughout a concentrated area.

Stockton Police Department reports the man, later identified as Filberto Valencia, 26, was trying to gain entry into multiple homes.

Initial reports connected Valencia with an attempt to enter a Nicole Street residence around 6:11 p.m. One of the callers reported that the suspect told her someone was trying to kill him. Other callers reported the man running on rooftops.

The man successfully broke into a group home on the 3100 block and assaulted at least one female victim. According to police, a 911 dispatcher who received the first report could hear people yelling in the background during the call.

When police arrived at the home, they discovered the suspect barricaded in the bathroom with four females. This home was later identified as a group home. 

Intruder found dead inside of Stockton home


 

A man died in Stockton after entering a home in the 3200 block of Nicole Street. 

Police said they responded to multiple calls of an intruder at the residence that began coming in at around 6 p.m. on Tuesday. 

According to police, the intruder assaulted at least one person inside of the home. After a physical fight with responding officers, the suspect died at the scene. 

No other information has been released at this time. Refresh for more details as they come in. 

 

Activist Erin Brockovich accuses Stockton officials of adding ammonia to drinking water


Advocate Erin Brockovich criticized Stockton for how they are treating their water on Saturday.

In a Facebook post, the environmental activist accused Stockton of adding ammonia to the city's drinking water and said that Stockton was "too lazy and cheap to remove dirt (organics) for your water supplies..."

MLK day brings best in girls hoops to Stockton


STOCKTON, CA – For the sixth year in a row St. Mary’s High School in Stockton hosted a showcase of top girls high school basketball talent from around the state.  The event happens each year on Martin Luther King Jr. weekend and was intended to get top players noticed by college coaches.

Activist Erin Brockovich accuses Stockton officials of adding ammonia to drinking water


Environmental advocate Erin Brockovich accused Stockton of adding ammonia to the city's drinking water, in a Saturday night post to Facebook

 

Stockton man arrested in girlfriend's shooting death


Police have arrested Ernesto Velazquez, 40, for the murder his 39-year-old girlfriend who was found in the driveway of a home in Stockton Friday afternoon. She was found outside a home along Mist Trail Drive, near Carolyn Weston Boulevard. 

 

 

Velazquez, who is a documented gang member, is also suspected of holding a 57-year-old man at gun point and stealing his car. Police believe he then abandoned that car and then stole a woman's car, also by gunpoint in the are of Pock Lane. 

This story is developing, refresh this page for more information as it becomes available.

 

 


Stockton police officer kills two pit bulls attacking another dog


A Stockton police officer shot and killed two pit bulls on Saturday after they attacked a dog.

Officers said they responded to a call by the owner of the two dogs who said they were attacking a neighbors dog, and he was unable to stop them. The owner then asked the neighbor, who had a gun, to shoot the dogs.

A shot was fired to try to scare the pit bulls away from the fight, but they it was unsuccessful. 

Police said the officer fired several rounds, hitting both pit bulls. One was killed at the scene, the other was taken to a vet and euthanized. 

Police are investigating the incident.