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Accused Lodi embezzler expected to surrender Friday

Accused Lodi embezzler expected to surrender Friday

The Lodi bookkeeper wanted on a a $200,000 bail warrant alleging grand theft by embezzlement, falsifying corporate books, and identity theft is expected to surrender Friday, the San Joaquin County Deputy District Attorney Stephen Taylor said.

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Man's body found on Acampo road; homicide investigation underway

Man's body found on Acampo road; homicide investigation underway

ACAMPO, CA - A man's body was found on a Acampo roadside early Saturday morning.

A passing motorist driving west on Highway 99 Frontage and Peltier roads found the body and called the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Dave Konecny said the man apparently suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Monday, the San Joaquin County Coroner's Office identified the man as Jerry Lee Khaoone, 25, of Stockton.

Detectives are conducting a homicide investigation to look into the man's death. Konecny said this is an ongoing investigation and no other details were released.

Suspect in Galt officer shooting is identified

GALT, Calif. - The man suspected of shooting and killing Galt police Officer Kevin Tonn before turning the gun on himself Tuesday was identified by the Sacramento County coroner as 30-year-old Humphrey Gascon of Galt.

Gascon was not the burglar initially sought in the area as first thought.

In a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Galt police Lt. Jim Uptegrove said Gascon did not have any previous convictions. He said Gascon only had a few minor traffic violations before Tuesday's shooting.

STORY: Galt police officer killed in the line of duty

Delhi murder suspect caught in Lodi

LODI, CA - A tip led Merced County sheriff's detectives Thursday to a man wanted for the murder of his father.

Suspect Jason Curtis Reed was located at a Lodi truck stop along Interstate 5 Thursday morning, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff's deputies found Reed's 67-year-old father dead of suspicious circumstances on New Year's Day in the Delhi home they shared.

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Detectives have not said how the father died and they have not recovered a weapon.

The sheriff's department says Reed will be booked for murder in Merced County.