Wednesday, November 6, 2013 12:00 am
The Lodi Police Department has been awarded two grants worth $182,300 to conduct sobriety checkpoints and enforcement targeting unsafe driving.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 12:00 am
When Lodi Police Sgt. Shad Canestrino rolled up to Tuesday’s multi-vehicle collision at Ham Lane and Vine Street, the first thing he saw was nurses and doctors already attending to lifeless little bodies.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 6:29 pm
Five people, including a young child, a pregnant woman and her unborn baby, died in a horrific crash at the intersection of Ham Lane and Vine Street in Lodi early Tuesday evening, police said.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:00 am
The Lodi Police Department arrested five people on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants during a checkpoint conducted Saturday night and Sunday morning.
Friday, September 6, 2013 10:55 am
The Lodi Police Department’s DUI enforcement team will be patrolling the city this weekend, ridding the streets of alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers.
Friday, August 30, 2013 12:00 am
The Lodi Police Department’s DUI enforcement team will be patrolling the city this Labor Day weekend, ridding the streets of alcoholand drug-impaired drivers.
Sunday, August 18, 2013 3:16 pm
Lodi police screened 766 vehicles during Saturday night’s DUI/driver’s license checkpoint, but there were no arrests.
Friday, July 26, 2013 10:39 am
The Lodi Police Department’s DUI enforcement team will be patrolling Lodi, searching for alcohol and drug-impaired drivers from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Saturday. As part of the department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign, officers will canvas areas with frequent DUI collisions of arrests.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 am
Radar trailers sit on the side of the road, displaying the speed of passing cars. Police use them around town in order to promote driver awareness. And often it’s citizens who determine where they go.
Saturday, September 8, 2012 12:00 am
A Lodi man hid in a garbage can in an attempt to avoid arrest on Wednesday.
Saturday, August 11, 2012 6:47 pm
A Lodi woman was arrested Friday night after an argument with a former boyfriend left her with a stab wound, according to the Sgt. Fernando Martinez of the Lodi Police Department.
Chief of Police Mark Helms, left, shakes hands with Sgt. Shad Canestrino during a promotion ceremony Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 12:00 am
Lodi Chief of Police Mark Helms told stories of officers making a record number of DUI arrests, rescuing an 11-year-old from a lake and even wrestling cows to the ground and hog-tying them to “take them into custody” at the Lodi Police Department promotions ceremony.
Officer Shad Canestrino, right, hugs Officer Jim Pendergast after being named Officer of the Year during the Lodi Police Department’s award ceremony on Thursday, March 22, 2012. The Lodi Police Department honored several employees and volunteers for their service over the past year.
Officer Shad Canestrino gives a short speech after being named officer of the year during the Lodi Police Department's award ceremony on Thursday, March 22, 2012.
Don Roe, left, congratulates Officer Shad Canestrino during the Lodi Police Department's award ceremony on Thursday, March 22, 2012. Canestrino was awarded the officer of the year award during the ceremony.
Friday, March 23, 2012 12:00 am
Officers are needed to regulate traffic at an accident. Another officer is needed to answer a domestic dispute phone call in the middle of the night.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 12:00 am
A man who is facing felony charges for allegedly raping a
13-year-old girl at Kofu Park appeared in San Joaquin Superior
Court on Monday afternoon.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 12:00 am
A man who robbed a local sandwich shop narrowly escaped arrest
after driving through area vineyards Monday night.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 12:00 am
With the help of some enraged teenagers, a Lodi man was arrested
for allegedly raping a juvenile in the bathroom of Kofu Park on
Donald Mack Bush, 26, was arrested after he reportedly lured a
13-year-old girl into a bathroom at the park and had sex with her,
police said. He was apprehended after skaters at the park witnessed
the act, stood up to Bush and chased him to Lodi Memorial Hospital,
said Officer Shad Canestrino.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:00 am
A 25-year-old woman was airlifted to an area hospital after
being struck by a vehicle while cycling shortly after 5 p.m.
Tuesday. The victim, whose identity has not been released,
sustained a head injury and sizable abrasion on her skull, said
Officer Shad Canestrino of the Lodi Police Department.
Lodi police officers look at blood found in the street where a person was reportedly beaten late Sunday night on Garfield Street. The person who reported the incident, a minor, said at least one gunshot was heard, according Officer Shad Canestrino.
Monday, May 23, 2011 12:00 am
A man was airlifted to an area hospital Sunday evening after
being shot near an apartment complex on the 600 block of Wimbledon
The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. and is likely
gang-related, said Officer Shad Canestrino of the Lodi Police
As officers were questioning witnesses near the apartment
complex and on the 2200 block of Scarborough Drive, another
emergency call drew several units to a scene almost three miles
Officers believe a man was assaulted near the intersection of
Garfield Street and Lodi Avenue around 9:40 p.m. There was also a
report of a shot fired in the area, Canestrino said.
Thursday, April 21, 2011 12:00 am
While on patrol on March 28, 2010, Officer Shad Canestrino
received the news that his friend Calvin Fugate had just died after
he was hit by an alleged drunk driver on Highway 99.