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Stockton cop on leave; accused of retaliation


 

 

 

 

 

 

STOCKTON, CA - A Stockton police officer is on administrative leave, while being investigated for how he handled the issuing of a traffic citation for expired tags.

Stockton domestic violence arrest leads to discovery of automatic rifle


Allegedly fueled by alcohol, a suspect’s aggravated assault against a San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office deputy led officers to the discovery of an automatic rifle at the suspect’s residence, and at least one other gun.

On December 30, around 8:11 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a frontage road near Highway 99 on a call of a suspicious vehicle that had allegedly struck a gate.

When deputies arrived to make contact with the driver, they met Jessie Rodriguez and his female companion.

According to deputies, Rodriguez became belligerent and it became apparent the man was “highly intoxicated”.

While trying to calm Rodriguez, deputies say he began choking the female right in front of deputies.

Stockton police investigate 49th homicide of the year


A man was found dead in Stockton Wednesday night at the 200 block of West Ben Holt Drive.

Police said they responded to reports of a shooting at around 7 p.m. When they arrived they found a 22-year-old man who was shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Stockton has seen 49 homicides in 2015, one more than it did in 2014.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Stockton Police Department at 209-937-8377 or Crime Stoppers at 209-946-0600.


Police: 140 Red Bulls stolen from Stockton Safeway


Stockton Police Department detectives are looking for a man suspected of walking into a Safeway, brandishing a gun and making off with 140 Red Bull drinks.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning on Country Club Boulevard when the man entered the store, loaded a cart with approximately 35 4-packs of Red Bull and walked out of the business without paying, police said.

According to police, when an employee confronted the suspect, the man opened his jacket showing he had a gun in his waistband.

The suspect then loaded the packs of Red Bull into a gold colored Chevy Suburban and fled northbound on Fontana Avenue toward Country Club.

Police said the suspect is described as a black male in his early- to mid-30s, approximately six-feet tall. He was last seen wearing a blue hat with a red bill, a black leather jacket with red shoes.

Stockton teen shot while in a car with her mom


A 17-year-old girl is recovering from gunfire after, police say, she was shot while in the passenger seat of car driven by her mother. 

The Stockton Police Department reports the shooting happened around 3 p.m. Sunday, on Holman Road near Hammer Lane. 

The suspect drove up next to the victim's car and shot into it, striking the teen girl. 

She was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of her injuries. 

The police department did not say how severe her injuries are, nor did they provide details on the suspect. 

This story is developing. Return to this page for the latest information. 

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Stockton 2015 homicide total ties 2014 after man found shot to death


Stockton police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead, making it the 48th homicide in Stockton in 2015, according to officer Joe Silva with the Stockton Police Department.

Silva said officers received a called around 6:08 p.m. about a man who had been shot.

When officers arrived to the area near Knickerbocker Court and Knickerbocker Drive, they found an adult man outside who had been shot.

He was transported to the hospital but later died, according to Silva.

In 2012, Stockton set a new record in homicides with 71. In 2013, homicides dropped to 32, nearly a 55 percent decrease; but, in 2014, the homicide totals rose again to 48, according to the Stockton Police Department.

No information was given about a suspect or motive.


Students from Stockton and Mexico experiment launching a balloon into space


STOCKTON, CA - Retired astronaut Jose Hernandez has amazing stories to share after flying on a shuttle to the international space station. He sounded just as enthusiastic talking about a balloon filled with helium, lifting 100 thousand feet into space.

"I knew it was going to go up. I was nervous about taking pictures. Would it do what it's supposed to do," he said.