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CELL PHONE STORE ROBBED: CERES - Sprint Wireless on Mitchell Road was robbed Sunday by a male suspect who handed a note to a clerk saying to hand over money or be shot.

Deputy Police Chief Mike Borges said that the robbery occurred at 1 p.m. Sunday. The suspect, who ran away on foot, was described as a dark complexed male wearing a hat and sunglasses, dark colored shirt and pants.

No weapon was seen during the robbery.

DRUGS FOUND IN CAR: CERES - A woman was jailed Thursday after police found drugs in her car.

Cicily Moreno, 33, of Riverbank, was charged with possession of methamphetamine after police spotted 14 grams of crank in two baggies sitting in plain view as her car sat in the Ceres Wal-Mart parking lot.

Police were dispatched at 4:24 a.m. on Thursday after a citizen called to report a woman sleeping in a vehicle. When officers arrived the woman was gone; that's when they saw the baggies of powder. A glass smoking pipe was also seen. Moreno returned and was evasive to questions about the baggies.

Moreno told police that she was homeless and living out of her car.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY & KIDNAPPING: CERES - An area transient was arrested Thursday for allegedly attempting to rob and kidnap a teenager at the 7-Eleven store at Herndon and Eugene.

Alex Garcia, 26, is accused of waving a gun - that later proved to be a pellet gun - while yelling "Dinero!" to teens outside the store.

The teen victims said they were walking home when approached by Garcia at 11:11 p.m. He began waving the gun as the victims were approaching, causing the victims to run off and hide in a darkened yard. Some time later Garcia followed the female into the store. Police said that Garcia placed his arm around the female's neck, and raised his shirt to expose the gun tucked in his waistband. He told her that he needed a ride in her vehicle and she refused. The suspect demanded a ride again and waited for her outside the store.

Officer Chris Melton arrived and found Garcia and Mario Ramirez, 30. Ramirez was arrested for public intoxication and resisting arrest.

The pellet gun was found hidden inside of the 7-Eleven.

ARMED ROBBERY: CERES - A victim reported being robbed at gunpoint Friday night in the 1500 block of Giddings Street.

A non-English speaking man knocked on the door of a house at 10:48 p.m. saying he had just been robbed by a black male adult. The victim said his wallet, cell phone and car keys were taken and that the suspect ran off on foot.

The suspect was described as being between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-2 and weighing approximately 220 pounds. He had short black hair and wore a white hooded sweatshirt. He carried an unknown small caliber revolver.

ILLEGAL WEAPONS CHARGED: CERES - Two 17-year-old boys were arrested Sunday morning and booked into Juvenile Hall for possession of illegal weapons.

The boys, whose names were not released because they are minors, were arrested at 3:27 a.m. in the 1900 block of Allacante. The pair were collectively in possession of possible burglary tools in the screwdriver and pair of pliers but were cited for possession of illegal weapons and curfew violations.

LARGE PARTY CALL: CERES - Officers responded twice to complaints about a large party that had gathered Saturday evening in the 1400 block of Bluejay. Deputy Police Chief Mike Borges said officers were called out twice to get a handle on the party where about 100 persons had gathered. In the first visit about 50 people scattered, said Borges.