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 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.
Oakdale Police responded to the Cottonwood Restaurant at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday night, Feb. 2 regarding a report that the owner of the business had been stabbed when confronting two subjects who had broken into the South Yosemite Avenue establishment.
Four people gathered at the rear of a U-Haul truck parked at Jerry's Motel on East F Street garnered the attention of Oakdale Police Sergeant Joe Carrillo as he drove past the location around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan 30. A closer examination by the veteran sergeant revealed that one of the subjects, a male, was attempting to pick the lock of the truck that was parked at the side of the establishment.
The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 18th Annual Lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m.
Oakdale Police detectives arrested a 65-year-old man for solicitation of sex acts with a child on Wednesday, Nov. 25 after anonymous sexually explicit letters were brought to the department's attention in September.
In an effort to help facilitate a virtual Neighborhood Watch program and foster neighbor-to-neighbor communications, the Oakdale Police Department's Neighborhood Watch groups have partnered with Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is enhancing its efforts to ensure children are safely secured while traveling California's roadways. The CHP has partnered with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to implement the Children Held in Proper Place Every Ride (CHIPPER) campaign.