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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Man Convicted of Attempted Murder of Two-Year-Old Daughter

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Gerardo Ruiz-Lopez, 42, of Merced, was convicted of attempted murder and felony child abuse, by a Merced County jury on Wednesday afternoon, after he attempted to kill his two-year-old daughter in 2016, Merced County District Attorney Larry D. Morse II an...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Thirteen Arrested in Auto Insurance Fraud Ring

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Thirteen people were arrested Friday following a lengthy
investigation by the Merced County District Attorney’s office into anautomobile insurance fraud ring involving 10 different insurance companies that
paid out more than $430,000 in bogu...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Merced County "Much Safer" One Year After Operation "Scrapbook"

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One year after a gang sweep he termed “the most successful in Merced County history,” District Attorney Larry D. Morse II said today that “Merced County remains much safer as a result of Operation Scrapbook.” 

In a one-year anniversary review of t...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

DA Asks Gray and Cannella to Urge Governor to Fill Westside Judgeships

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Merced County District Attorney Larry D. Morse II today asked state Senator Anthony Cannella and state Assemblymember Adam Gray to urge Governor Jerry Brown to fill two judicial vacancies and fund a third judgeship "that will finally allow jury trial...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Arrests Made in the UC Oriental Market Fire in Downtown Merced

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At 7:00 a.m. this morning, detectives from the Merced Police Department arrested the owners of the UC Oriental Market, 44-year-old Mai Moua and her husband 49-year-old Zang Her, in connection to the December 18, 2016 fire that left the building located at...

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