Lodinews.com

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Regional Roundup

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, June 19, 2009 10:00 pm

A parolee led deputies on a brief chase early Friday before losing control and colliding with their patrol vehicle east of Lodi, San Joaquin County Sheriff's officials said.

Nobody had major injuries, though two deputies and a passenger in the suspect's car were all taken to a hospital. They were treated and released.

The suspect, 22-year-old Kevin Grimes, was not injured and was taken to jail.

Two deputies were on patrol at 4 a.m. when they tried to stop a vehicle they suspected was being driven by a wanted parolee, according to a Sheriff's news release. They tried to pull the vehicle over at Kettleman Lane and Tretheway Road, but Grimes allegedly fled.

The one-minute pursuit lasted for six-tenths of a mile until the dead-end of Kettleman Lane, where both cars collided.

Grimes' passenger, a 23-year-old woman, was not arrested.

Grimes was booked into the county jail on suspicion of evading police, vandalism, resisting police and possession of a hypodermic needle.

He is being held without bail because he is accused of violating the terms of his parole. Jail records show that he is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Lodi court.

- Layla Bohm

Nominations forHall of Fame sought

The Lodi Boys and Girls Club is accepting nominations for its 2009 Lodi Community Hall of Fame.

When judges consider inducting a local citizen into the Hall of Fame, they consider the nominee's success, leadership and dedication in such areas as education, business, health care, athletics, arts, agriculture, government and community service.

The Boys and Girls Club is urging Lodi-area residents to think about friends and family members who should be nominated for the Hall of Fame.

"Everyone who does a lot for the community and has for a number of years should be recognized," said Barbara Brovelli, chairperson for the Hall of Fame dinner.

To be eligible, a person must have lived within the Lodi Unified School District at some time.

Nomination forms are available at three locations in Lodi: the Lodi Boys and Girls Club, 1050 S. Stockton St.; City Hall, 221 W. Pine St.; and the Lodi News-Sentinel, 125 N. Church St. The form can be downloaded from the Internet at www.lodinews.com/downloads/hof.pdf.

- Andrew Adams

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Use your real name. You must register with your full first and last name before you can comment. (And don't pretend you're someone else.)
  • 2 Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language.
  • 3 Don't threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 4 Be truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Don't post unsubstantiated allegations, rumors or gossip that could harm the reputation of a person, company or organization.
  • 5 Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 6 Stay on topic. Make sure your comments are about the story. Don't insult each other.
  • 7 Tell us if the discussion is getting out of hand. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 8 Share what you know, and ask about what you don't.

Welcome to the discussion.

Video

Popular Stories

Poll

Should graduations return to the Grape Bowl?

Lodi Unified leaders are moving Lodi and Tokay high school graduations from the Grape Bowl to the Spanos Center at UOP in Stockton. They cite limited seating, costs and unpredictable weather at the Grape Bowl. But others say graduations at the Grape Bowl are an important Lodi tradition, and one reason many supported renovating the stadium. What do you think?

Total Votes: 186

Loading…

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists