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* DRUGS FOUND AT FAST FOOD: CERES - A man was arrested with narcotics at a Ceres fast food restaurant on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 25.

At 10:40 p.m. police were tipped off about two men who were possibly using drugs in the bathroom at McDonalds at Hatch and Herndon. The men asked for a plastic spoon and had been in the room for a while.

When officers arrived they found Joshua M. Segobia, 24, of Modesto, in the restroom. A pat-down search yielded needles and a small amount of heroine and methamphetamine. Police searched his backpack and found marijuana and scales. Segobia was arrested on charges of transportation of marijuana, possession of controlled substances, and possession of syringes.

* STOLEN PICKUP LOCATED WITH SUSPECT: CERES - Nicholas D. Moore, 20, of Turlock, was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 26, and charged with auto theft, possession of stolen property and driving on a suspended license.

Moore was driving a 1977 Chevy pickup in the area of Richland and Magic at 12:13 a.m. Officer Jason Brock took note of the license plate and remembered hearing a report of a pickup taken at 7 a.m. on Aug. 25 in Ceres.

He followed Moore and made a stop and arrest in the 700 block of Cadillac Drive.

* TEEN EVALUATED AFTER THEFT: CERES - A 15-year-old Ceres boy threatened officers Friday evening after he was stopped on a bicycle and found with a stolen bottle of whiskey.

At 10:16 p.m. Officer Britton Moore stopped the teen as he was riding down Mitchell Road. Moore smells alcohol on the boy's breath. When pressed with a question of where he got the alcohol, the boy said he stole it from Rite Aid.

The boy was taken to police headquarters where he became agitated at officers, cursing them and at one point saying, "What could I do to make you shoot me?" Police said the boy grabbed scissors and once spit at them.

The teen was taken to Mental Health for an evaluation. He was then cited into probation on charges of being a minor in possession of alcohol, battery on an officer, resisting arrest and petty theft.

* SERIES OF DUI ARRESTS: CERES - Police made a number of DUI arrests Friday evening through Sunday morning.

The department staged a

a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday targeting those who still don't heed the message to designate a sober driver before their first drink is taken. Funding for the checkpoint is through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Chief Art DeWerk said violators will face jail time, the loss of a license, higher insurance rates, and attorney fees.

At 11:49 p.m. Friday police were dispatched to a crash in the 1200 block of Whitmore Avenue. During the investigation, Craig L. Bettencourt, 56, of Ceres, was arrested for DUI. His vehicle rear-ended a vehicle at the location.

The second arrest came at 12:07 a.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of Sam Avenue. An officer tried to make a traffic stop on Simon Garcia, 24, of Modesto, but the driver made a U-turn and went a different direction. When he finally pulled over, Garcia told the officer he was "going home." Garcia was arrested for DUI, failure to yield and being an unlicensed driver.

The third arrest came at 3:23 a.m. on Saturday when Jeremy Keturi, 32, of Modesto, was stopped after he ran a red traffic light on his motorcycle in the 1500 block of Mitchell Road. Keturi was arrested for DUI as well as riding on a suspended license.

At 12:37 a.m. on Sunday police arrested Eduardo Andrade, 34, of Modesto, on charges of DUI and driving on a suspended license. The arrest was made in the 1000 block of Moonlight.

* COMPUTERS STOLEN IN SMASH AND GRAB: CERES - Three Mitchell Road businesses were victims of "smash and grab" burglaries over the weekend in which computers were stolen.

Thieves smashed the glass window at K&B Homes Realty in the 1400 block of Mitchell Road at 11:52 p.m. on Saturday. The thieves made off with at least one computer. Officers were on scene within minutes but the suspects were nowhere to be seen.

At 3:15 a.m. someone executed the same kind of theft at U.S. Health Works in the 1300 block of Mitchell Road. A glitch in the alarm company process delayed the reporting of the crime for 20 minutes, said Deputy Chief of Police Mike Borges.

D Optical, a business in the 1500 block of Mitchell Road, was victimized at 4:24 a.m.

* ROBBERY ON GLENDA WAY: CERES - A suspect was chased away from his burglar work a car in the 1900 block of Glenda Way early Sunday but pointed a gun at the woman chasing him.

At 1:01 a.m. an 18-year-old female went outside and saw the suspect in her mom's 2006 Chrysler. She yelled and the man started to run off. The girl was on the phone to 911 as she chased after the guy. He stopped, spun around and pointed a semi-automatic handgun at her. She dropped her cell phone and ducked out of the way.

The suspect was stole a purse containing jewelry that was stored in the car as well as TV monitors set into the headrests of the car.

Police are looking for a 17- to 19-year-old Hispanic male, who was described as heavyset, wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt with white lettering and black pants.