Day: December 29, 2018

Modesto Area CHP Reports Fatal Collision

On 12/28/2018, at approximately 2245 hours, the Merced Communication Center (MCC) received a call of a traffic collision involving a vehicle versus train on SR-132 west of Santa Fe Ave. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Modesto Area Office…

In Loving Memory: Elna Faye Pedersen

Elna Faye Pedersen, 78, of Los Banos, passed away peacefully at home on December 24, 2018 surrounded by family, friends, good music and lots of love. She was born October 20, 1940 in Hawthorne, CA to Byron and Opal Olson.…

Twenty One Bookings For December 28, 2018

The Merced County Jail reports the following people as being arrested or booked into jail during December 28, 2018. Bookings include both fresh charges (new arrests) and persons who have been sentenced.  Inclusion in this listing is not an admission…