What Does The CHP Want For Christmas? Safety.

What Does The CHP Want For Christmas? Safety.

Sacramento, CA…The California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants all motorists on the roadways to drive safely during their travel this holiday season. As part of its upcomingMaximum Enforcement Period (MEP), the CHP reminds motorists to buckle up, avoid distracteddriving, designate a sober driver, and always travel at a safe speed for conditions. The CHP Christmas MEP […]

Condemned Inmate Dennis D. Webb Dies Of Unknown Causes

San Quentin, CA…Condemned inmate Dennis Duane Webb, 65, from San Luis Obispo County was pronounced dead on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at 6:14 p.m., at a nearby hospital. The cause of death is unknown pending the results of an autopsy. Webb had been on death row since August 1988. Webb was sentenced to death by […]

CDCR Announces Automated Email Notification Services For Crime Victims

CDCR Announces Automated Email Notification Services For Crime Victims

Sacramento, CA…Yesterday, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services (OVSRS) announced they will begin using the new Automated Email Notification Services to better serve and communicate with crime victims starting in December 2016. The new Automated Email Notification Services will allow for a 90-day in advance […]

Inmate Attacks Officer At Wasco State Prison

Inmate Attacks Officer At Wasco State Prison

Wasco, CA… A correctional officer is recovering from injuries sustained during an attack by an inmate at Wasco State Prison (WSP). At 4:48 p.m. Nov. 23, as the correctional officer was preparing to issue the evening meal, inmate Dustin McDonald, 25, attacked the officer, punching him and stabbing him in the face with an inmate-manufactured […]

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Wallace, Killed in the Line of Duty & Investigators Seeking Information On Timeline

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Wallace, Killed in the Line of Duty & Investigators Seeking Information On Timeline

Hughson, CA…Yesterday morning at 8:25 am, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Wallace, initiated an investigation of a suspicious van at the Fox Grove Fishing Access. The Fox Grove Fishing Access is located at 1000 Geer Road, in the unincorporated area of Hughson, CA. Deputy Wallace was notified by dispatch the van was stolen and the […]

Avoid Real-Life Horrors This Halloween

Avoid Real-Life Horrors This Halloween

Sacramento, CA…Halloween is the celebration of all things scary. For children, this means dressing up as their favorite characters and enjoying tricks and treats. For adults, the celebration often involves alcohol. Unfortunately, Halloween is also known for having the highest number of child-pedestrian deaths all year and ranks among the worst for holiday-related DUI crashes […]

Charter Bus & Semi Collision Result In Mass Fatalities

Charter Bus & Semi Collision Result In Mass Fatalities

Desert Hot Springs, CA…On October 23, 2016 at approximately 5:17 A.M., a collision between a charter bus and a semi-truck resulted in 13 fatalities and 31 additional injuries. The collision occurred on westbound Interstate 10 west of Indian Canyon Road in Desert Hot Springs, CA. A semi-truck with trailer was traveling at approximately five mph […]

School Bus Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility

School Bus Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Sacramento, CA…The school year is in full swing and so is the increase of school buses on our roadways. Over one million children in California ride the bus to school every day. To further expand public education about school buses, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will observe National School Bus Safety Week, October 17-21. This […]

Death Row Inmate Attacks San Quentin Correctional Officer

Death Row Inmate Attacks San Quentin Correctional Officer

San Quentin, CA…Condemned inmate Richard Penunuri, 38, attacked a correctional officer at San Quentin State Prison Oct. 3 as he was being secured in the shower stall. Officials at San Quentin have launched an investigation into the attack that occurred just after 3 p.m. as the officer was removing handcuffs from the inmate in the […]