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• WOMAN UNDER DRUGS AT STARBUCKS: CERES - A 23-year-old Modesto woman was arrested at the Starbucks at Hatch and Herndon on Friday afternoon for being under the influence of drugs.

At 2:06 p.m. employees of the business called police to report that a strange acting woman had locked herself in the bathroom and was possibly nude in there for a long period of time. Her presence made employees feel uncomfortable. When officers knocked on the door they found that Jimmie Joy Qualls was clothed but incoherent. She tried to walk away but was subdued when officers took her to the ground. Qualls was determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance and taken to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto for a draw of blood to test her toxicity levels.

• STOLEN CAR RECOVERED: CERES - Two persons were arrested early Friday morning after a Ceres police officer found them sitting inside a 1993 Nissan pickup stolen in Reno.

Officer James Riley was patrolling at 4:36 p.m. when he saw a suspicious acting man and woman as they sat in the pickup at the gasoline island at the Hatch Road AM/PM Mini Mart. Transient Barry Riddle, 31, was arrested and booked on charges of auto theft and possession of stolen property. A complaint has been issued against Leona Taylor, 37, of Modesto, who had a significantly high blood pressure and who was not medically cleared to be booked. Taylor also faces the same charges.

• KEYES MAN ARRESTED FOR DUI: CERES - A Keyes man was arrested for driving under the influence in a Saturday traffic stop at Pine Street and Central Avenue.

An officer pulled over Billy Eden, 29, who was erratically driving a 1999 Pontiac in the 100 block of Pine Street at 2:57 a.m. Because of his size, Eden would not fit into a patrol car and was transported by ambulance to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto for a blood draw. His blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.17.

• STOLEN HONDA RECOVERED: CERES - The man who stole a 1992 Honda Civic got away from police Saturday but the owner of the car got it back not long after it was taken from the driveway in the 1700 block of Myrtlewood Drive.

At 11:35 p.m. the Myrtlewood resident was in his garage and heard his Honda being started up. He went to look and saw a white man in a dark colored hooded sweatshirt. An officer followed the thief on Mitchell Road and then Alfonse before losing him. The stolen Honda was later found parked at 2121 Moffet Road. A police canine tracked the suspect's scent to Thomas Avenue where it ended at the back of a residence.

The owner got his car back, which sustained some minor scrapes from hitting some shrubbery. Police have no information on the suspect.

• TEENAGE GANG MEMBER FOUND WITH GUN: CERES - A loaded handgun was removed from a 17-year-old gang member during a Sunday shakedown of occupants of a car in the 900 block of Alcoy Drive.

At 11:35 p.m. Officer Pat Dayton saw suspicious characters in and around a vehicle. As soon as Dayton pulled up behind the parked car the male standing outside ran inside the house. He was later found and arrested for a probation violation.

The three males inside the car, all professed Deep South Side gang members, were removed from the car and searched. One of the Ceres youth had a loaded .38 caliber handgun tucked away in his waistband. He was arrested on charges of possession of a concealed and loaded handgun.