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Cops Remind Motorists Of Cell Laws

It's a bad habit and against the law - cell phone use while driving -†and local law enforcement officials are cracking down in the form of citations.
Since the law went into effect last July, Oakdale City Police officers gave out 808 citations to adults and juveniles, with an average of 67 per month or two per day.
"The numbers have gone down in the last few weeks but I don't think that's a trend or anything," Traffic Officer Ben Savage said of the decline, saying there are some out there, particularly tourists, who aren't even aware ...

August 12, 2009 | Kim Van Meter | Crime


Thief Sentenced To Prison

Willis W. Farmer, 31, of Oakdale, was sentenced to state prison for a total of five years after pleading no contest to a residential burglary and also admitting a prior conviction in San Joaquin County.
The case arose out of events that occurred on March 26, in Oakdale. Defendant Farmer confronted an acquaintance about a perceived slight and disrespect towards Farmer. As a result, defendant Farmer told the victim that he was going to take something of value from him and entered the victim's home without permission. Farmer had the victim, against his will, assist in carrying the victim ...

August 05, 2009 | | Crime


LOCKDOWN

The names and incidents printed in the Lockdown are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public document. The listing of a name here does not imply that person's guilt or innocence. That can only be determined by a court of law.

July 29, 2009 | | Crime


Jury Favors Oakdale Officers

Getting a favorable decision, a federal jury on July 9 found the actions of two Oakdale police officers to be proper in a lawsuit filed by a suspect after a 2004 arrest.

July 15, 2009 | | Crime


New Reward Offered In Ross Murder

Three years after his murder, a $50,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the stabbing death of Joseph 'Joey' Ross.

July 08, 2009 | Marg Jackson | Crime


Shooting Sends Two To Hospital

Two men suffered serious injuries that sent them both to the hospital following a shooting that may have been gang-related, said police.

June 09, 2009 | | Crime


Prison Looms For Kawamoto

Darren Kawamoto, 44, a registered sex offender, was found guilty of six counts of criminal threats and five enhancements of personally using a deadly weapon while committing those crimes by a jury on May 14. A court trial also found true that Kawamoto had previously been convicted of five prior serious felony convictions, and had two prior prison commitments.

May 19, 2009 | | Crime


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POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

August 16, 2017 | | Crime


Knights Ferry Shooting Under Investigation

A late night shooting Sunday in Knights Ferry left a Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy with minor injuries following an altercation, and the man he ...

August 09, 2017 | | Crime


Heroin Confiscated During Afternoon Traffic Stop

A traffic stop for a violation resulted in the arrest of a man on Friday afternoon after police found a package of heroin in his ...

August 09, 2017 | | Crime


Police Beat

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

August 09, 2017 | | Crime


POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

August 02, 2017 | | Crime


Man Suffers Self-Inflicted Gun Shot Wound

Oakdale Police responded to an apparent suicide attempt that occurred in the 300 block of S. Sierra Avenue on Sunday, July 23.

July 26, 2017 | | Crime


Man Arrested after Hitting Bicyclist with Pickup Truck

On Sunday, July 23 at approximately 4 p.m., Oakdale Police responded to the 8000 block of North Crane Road in regards to a reported ...

July 26, 2017 | | Crime


Lifesaving medals awarded to OPD Personnel

Several personnel from the Oakdale Police Department were formally recognized and awarded the Department's Lifesaving Medal by Police Chief Scott Heller at Monday evening ...

July 26, 2017 | | Crime


POLICE BEAT

THURSDAY, JULY 20

July 26, 2017 | | Crime


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