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POLICE FLUSH MAN FROM BARRICADE: CERES - A Ceres man was arrested Monday, Nov. 3 after he barricaded himself inside a Collins Road mobilehome park.

Dustin Fisher, 31, of Ceres, was wanted for warrants for auto theft, criminal thefts of violence, hit and run and battery on a non-cohabitating spouse. Police went tried to arrest Fisher at 12:16 p.m. in the 3700 block of Collins Road but he was spotted going into trailer and refusing to come out.

"He tried to barricade himself behind the door," said Borges.

An arrest was made after a police canine was released on the suspect.

Borges said that Fisher received an added charge of resisting arrest.

MAN TASERED AFTER THROWING A FIT: CERES - Police responded to calls of a man who was walking in and out of traffic and talking to cars on Monday, Nov. 3 in the 2200 block of Hardy Court. When Officer Coey Henson arrived at 1:46 p.m., he saw Michael Ledbetter, 38, of Ceres, acting quite agitated. He had broken up several items in his front yard and was throwing them into the street. Henson approached as Ledbetter picked up a broken guitar and told him to drop it. Ledbetter failed to comply and was tasered to be brought under control.

Ledbetter was charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest.

TALK ABOUT PARANOID: CERES - A traffic stop on a vehicle early Friday resulted in one of the occupants attempting to flee the scene. Officer Dan Fairchild captured Raul Castro, 36, of Ceres. He thought he had a warrant for his arrest but didn't.

Because he tried to flee from the officer during the 12:32 a.m. stop at Fifth and Lawrence streets, Castro was released after being cited for resisting arrest.

ASSAULT ALLEGED: CERES - A 40-year-old man was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly struck two patrons of Family Pizza in the head with a pool cue.

Wayne Burton was arrested when police arrived at the Whitmore Avenue hang out at 8:01 p.m. Witnesses said that Burton walked into the business and began playing pool. At one point he picked up someone else's beer but said nothing when he was stopped. When he was done playing pool, police said he hit two patrons at the counter in the head. When he tried to leave in his car he was stopped until police arrived.

Burton was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and DUI.

POSSIBLE BURGLARY INTERRUPTED: CERES - A Ceres officer may have interrupted the burglary of the auto shop at the corner of Whitmore and Fourth streets Sunday evening and made two arrests as a result.

At 11:53 p.m. Officer James Yandell was patrolling in the area and saw two Hispanic males running from the shop. One of the men disappeared while the other jumped into a Honda that was driven by a third suspect. After a short chase the car was stopped and Joseph Archulete, 25, of Modesto, was arrested for possession of burglary tools, parole violation, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

The driver of the car, Roy James Mims, 42, of Modesto, was arrested for resisted arrest and delaying an officer.

Mr. Archulete was hiding in the back seat when the car was pulled over.

MAN ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING: CERES - Police arrested a 29-year-old man early Saturday morning Nov. 8 after he allegedly bashed out the windows of a car belonging to a male who was at the same gathering in the 2800 block of Hummingbird Lane.

Tommy Rhodes, 29, of Ceres, was arrested for trespassing and resisting arrest when police arrived at 3:14 a.m. The owner of the car would not press charges.

Police said Rhodes was intoxicated and began arguing at the gathering before he broke out the windows.