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.
Traffic collisions are the number one killer of teenagers in the United States, ending more young lives every day than cancer, homicide, and suicide combined. To bring awareness of the dangers facing young people when they drive, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is participating in National Teen Safe Driver Week, Oct. 18-24.
An Oakdale man, on parole at the time of his crime, was convicted of residential burglary, possession of methamphetamine for sale, possession of hash oil for sale, and the manufacturing of hash oil in Stanislaus County Superior Court on Oct 9.
Former Oakdale attorney James Fonda, who was convicted of grand theft on Sept. 17, was sentenced to one year in county jail on Oct. 5 and will have to provide full restitution of $180,000 to his victim, a disabled San Jose man. Fonda will also have to complete five years of formal felony probation.
Year in and year out, thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers and even more have been injured. By simply changing your driving habits, you can help stop distracted driving. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is launching the statewide Adult Distracted Drivers traffic safety grant in partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety. The grant is a yearlong campaign that combines education and enforcement in order to combat distracted driving. The CHP will complete a minimum of 50 distracted driving enforcement operations and at least 300 traffic safety presentations statewide by the end of September 2016.
A man yelling and throwing items, damaging things inside his home caused police to shut down the area of East A Street near Cloverland Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 4 while officers tried to determine the safety of anyone else inside.
Oakdale police detectives arrested a 29-year-old Valley Springs man on July 31 on an array of sexual assault charges after an investigation revealed the man had sexual relationship with a 14-year-old Oakdale girl he met on a messaging app.
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.
A state funded account to the city will be used to purchase an additional 22 Tasers and related equipment so that all officers of the Oakdale Police Department can be issued the less-than-lethal force tool.