ATWATER PD SERVED TWO SEARCH WARRANTS TODAY

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Interim Chief Samuel Joseph created a team to focus on specific crimes that are affecting the citizens in the City of Atwater.  The team conducted search warrants at two locations. The first search warrant was conducted in the 1600 block of Drakely Avenue.  The residents there were listed as Richard and Lori Johnson.  During the search warrant, approximately $300,000.00 worth of marijuana […]

A PROGRAM TO HELP DISCONNECTED YOUTH

Sparrow's Nest Display

On 8/20/16, at 6:30 p.m., Kathy Opalek, the founder of Sparrow’s Nest, hosted a fundraising event at Applegate Park.  The program supports youth from 18-24 years old who are transitioning from foster care, disconnected youth not working or going to school, homeless or from other systems of care.  A lot of times our youth are released into society with no skills […]

“M” STREET BLOCKED BY FALLEN EUCALYPTUS TREE

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At approximately 9:30 p.m. tonight, a eucalyptus tree in the median on “M” Street broke and fell on the westbound side, blocking both lanes. It is between University and Yosemite Avenues.  No injuries or property damage have been reported at this time.  Only one Merced City Employee is working to clear the roadway by cutting it with a chainsaw. […]

ATWATER OFFICERS APPREHEND WANTED FELON

William Archer

On August 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., while driving home after getting off-duty, Atwater Police Department Officer Walker observed William Archer (50), walk into the Dollar Tree Store in the 500 block of E. Bellevue in Atwater.  Officer Walker knew Archer was wanted on a felony warrant for a probation violation. Officer Walker contacted dispatch and advised […]