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Silva denied bail reduction, pleads not guilty to embezzlement-related charges

 

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Mayor Anthony Silva delivers 2013 State of the City address

STOCKTON — Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva pleaded not guilty to six felony charges in San Joaquin County Superior Court Monday afternoon. Judge Ron Northup turned down a request to reduce Silva’s bail, which was set at $1 million.

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Silva arrested, set to appear Monday

 

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Mayor Anthony Silva delivers 2013 State of the City address

STOCKTON — Former Stockton mayor Anthony Silva was arrested Sunday afternoon as he returned from a trip to South America.

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Brookside Country Club embezzler gets four years in prison

STOCKTON — The former controller for Brookside Country Club, who pleaded guilty to embezzlement, was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday.

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Bookkeeper faces prison for $277,000 theft

STOCKTON — A San Joaquin County bookkeeper is in jail after pleading guilty to charges related to embezzlement from Zuckerman Farms, according to the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s office.

Yesenia Ramos, 40, pled guilty to felony grand theft and misdemeanor identity theft on Jan. 12. She is awaiting sentencing.

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San Joaquin County Police Agencies Look to Combat Auto Theft

San Joaquin County Police Agencies Look to Combat Auto Theft

Tracy, Calif. - The Tracy Police Department in collaboration with the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team is hoping to raise awareness and prevent auto theft throughout the City by offering steering wheel locking devices free of charge to city residents on a first-come basis. This is due to a recent increase in auto thefts within the City of Tracy.

In addition to the ongoing suppression efforts, such as arresting thieves, recovering stolen vehicles, and prosecuting auto theft offenders, local police agencies will focus on prevention efforts by giving away free anti-theft steering wheel locking devices to owners of the top nine most stolen cars in San Joaquin County.

Investigators have identified the top nine most stolen vehicles in San Joaquin County as:
1. 1989 to 1997 Honda Accord
2. 1988 to 2000 Honda Civic
3. 1987 to 1996 Toyota Camry
4. 1990 to 1998 Acura Integra
5. 1993 to 1998 Saturn SL
6. 1992 to 1994 Nissan Sentra

McGeorge students make law – and history

McGeorge students make law – and history

Revenge porn victims can get offensive material taken off the Internet using a pseudonym. Child care centers can consider job applicants' arrest warrants in hiring decisions. Prisoners can seek a new trial if the scientific evidence that convicted them is later discredited. And police will get training to recognize signs of elder abuse.

Californians won these new rights and protections thanks to four bills developed by students at Pacific McGeorge School of Law and signed into law by Gov. Brown.  

"It is rewarding to have our students not only studying the law on the books in the nation's most important state capital, but also helping to put those laws on the books," said Francis J. Mootz III, dean and professor of law at McGeorge.  

Man dies in Stockton movie theater shooting

Man dies in Stockton movie theater shooting


A man who was shot outside of a Stockton movie theater died Friday night.

Stockton Police Officer Joe Silva said the man was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The shooting happened around 10 p.m. at the City Centre Theaters on 222 N. El Dorado Street. Silva said the victim got into argument with someone, which escalated to a fight. Then, another person pulled out a gun and shot the victim. No other people were injured.

The suspects then fled from the scene. No arrests have been made yet. Silva said investigators don't have descriptions of the suspects.

The victim and the suspects were not patrons of the movie theater, Silva said.