Tag: Merced

Merced County Moves to Less Restrictive Tier

MERCED COUNTY, CA – The Merced County Department of Public Health is pleased to announce that Merced County has met the criteria and has progressed to a less restricted tier Red (Substantial) from the more restricted tier Purple (Widespread). Under the…

CHP Statement on Fatal Collision of 06/17/2019

On 06/17/2019, at approximately 1400 hours, the Merced Communication Center (MCC) received a call of a traffic collision on SR-152 westbound west of Patton Rd, with medical personnel responding. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Los Banos Area Office…

FTC Warns of Dating Apps Targeting Children

Parents be warned: some dating apps – like FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U – allow adults to find and communicate with children. Concerned parents should remove these apps if they’re on children’s devices. You also can set your kids’ devices so…

Classic Photos

Sometimes The Paper finds pictures in archives where we aren’t sure where they are or where they should be placed. Can you identify where these pictures were taken or some of the people in them? If so, Please drop us…

MULTI-AGENCY ENFORCEMENT OPERATION

On February 6, 2019, the Los Banos Police Department hosted a multi-agency a proactive enforcement operation between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. The participating agencies included; Los Banos Police Department, State Parole, Merced County Probation, and the…

CHP Seeks Public Assistance With Investigation

California Highway Patrol (CHP) Dispatch Centers have received several 911 calls since mid-November 2018 of suspicious people posing as disabled motorists in order to receive money from passing motorists. The vehicles have been described as dark colored SUV’s, many of…

Merced Area CHP Report Fatal Collision

On 12/30/2018, at approximately 1044 hours, the Merced Communication Center (MCC) received a report of a collision on W. 16th Street, south of SR-99. Emergency personnel was requested and responded to the collision scene. The driver was driving a 2015…