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• UNLAWFUL SEX ALLEGED: CERES - A 33-year-old Ceres woman faces charges that she unlawfully had sex with a juvenile boy over a two-year period.

Anita Garcia was arrested at around noon on April 9 in the 2300 block of Third Street. She has been charged with unlawful sex with a minor and contributing to the delinquency of minor.

The discovery was made when police were called to the Third Street address where someone thought a burglary was in progress. There was no burglar but the boy was having an encounter with Garcia, police said.

Police learned that the teen, who was a reported runaway, had a warrant for a previous failure to appear in court.

When the boy's father was located at Hollister and Central Avenue, Alejandro Ramirez, 49, of Ceres, was arrested for possession of stolen property and a warrant for providing officers with a false name.

• WOMEN ARRESTED FOR DRUGS, STOLEN CARDS: CERES - Two women were arrested in a South Ninth Street motel after one was offering to fill up gas tanks at the Chevron station on Herndon Road for cash using a gas card.

Calls were made to police at 1:25 p.m. April 7 about the activity of Karen Brush, 26, of Modesto. Officer Ross Bays tracked her down to a motel where he also found Christina Yates, 32, of Modesto. Brush said she got the gas card from a man who paid her for sexual services but the man's name came up as a missing / endangered person.

During a consensual search, Yates attempted to dispose of a syringe filled with heroin. She was arrested on charges of possession of heroin and a warrant for being under influence of controlled substance.

Police said Brush was using stolen cards - including one taken in a Ceres residential burglary - to make on-line purchases. She was arrested for possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance.

• AUTO THEFT SUSPECT ESCAPES: CERES - A man believed to be stealing cars got away from Ceres Police after he darted across the freeway on foot on Wednesday, April 11.

The owner of a 1997 Toyota Camry reported the car stolen before 6 a.m. that day from the 1900 block of Sauvignon Drive. The thief is believed to have been involved in an assault case that occurred at a gas station on Whitmore Avenue at 11:44 a.m. following a dispute about pulling up to pumps. The suspect was described as wearing his hair in a pony tail.

An officer spotted the car later in the day and attempted to stop the driver in the 3800 block of El Camino. The driver bolted from the car and jumped a chain-link fence to run across the freeway to get away. It's believed that he ran to the 3800 block of Moffet Road.

The driver was described as 30-40 years old, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, wearing jeans and having black and gray hair in a pony tail.

The same man may have stolen a 2006 Chrysler Sebring ay 4:48 p.m. in the 2200 block of Don Pedro Road. The owner had left the keys in the ignition.

• CAR THEFT SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER CHASE: CERES - Police arrested a man on multiple charges relating to auto theft after he was unable to outrun them on Wednesday.

Officer Brittany England was on patrol at 11 p.m. when she saw a black Cadillac Escalade speeding in the area of Central and Whitmore avenues. She attempted to pull over the driver but he accelerated onto the freeway at speeds of over 100 mph. The pursuit exited Highway 99 at South Ninth Street and ended when the suspect crashed into a chain-link fence at Avon/Sonora. Hector Velazquez, 36, of Modesto, fled on foot but was found hiding in a trailer in 1000 block of Sonora Avenue. Velazquez was wanted for Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force charges of running a chop shop and possession of stolen property, as well as warrants for resisting arrest, contempt of court and probation violation. New charges include pursuit, resisting arrest, and driving on a suspended license.

• DOMESTIC ABUSE ALLEGED: CERES - Guillermo Avalos, 32, of Patterson, was arrested April 11 and charged with domestic abuse and making terrorist threats.

Police were called to an apartment unit at 2004 Evans Road for a 1:56 p.m. domestic disturbance fight. A 30-year-old woman said Avalos threatened to have someone "take her out" while choking her and beating her.

• BEER BOTTLES THROWN: CERES - Jeremiah Sumpter, 21, of Modesto, faces charges of public intoxication and felony vandalism after he allegedly threw a number of beer bottles at passing motorists.

The incident happened at 3:51 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 in the 1000 block of Cadillac Drive. Police said Sumpter was "extremely drunk."

One of his beer bottles hit a 2004 Honda and sustained $1,000 in damage. A 7-year- old child inside the car was frightened by the incident.

• THREE DRUG ARRESTS BY OFFICER: CERES - Officer James Riley is credited with making three drug arrests in a three-hour window on Friday.

At 8:14 p.m. Riley stopped a car at Service/Central and arrested George Pires, 53, of Ceres, on charges of possession of a controlled substance, transporting a controlled substance for sales and driving on a suspended license.

During a 10:06 p.m. traffic stop at Central and Don Pedro, he found Mexican national Cesar Espinoza-Magana, 37, in possession of a controlled substance, transportation for sales and driving without a license. An immigration hold was placed on the suspect who twice has been deported back to Mexico.

At 10:55 p.m. Riley stopped a car at Second and El Camino and arrested Peter Azou, 27, of Turlock, after he was found with Vicodin and other drugs not prescribed to himself. Azou was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drugs for sale, and transportation of drugs for sales.

• DRUG DEAL AT FAST FOOD LOT: CERES - A tip led officers to stop a drug deal before it went down Saturday at the Carl's Junior parking lot at Whitmore Avenue and Crows Landing Road.

Officers showed up at the appointed location at 11:30 p.m. and observed Juan Mendoza, 24, of Newman, show up with a half ounce of cocaine.

Immigration officials will be deporting Mendoza for a third time.

• SUSPICIOUS MAN WITH DRUGS: CERES - John Bigarten, 21, of Livermore, was arrested after neighbors called police about him sitting in his car in the 3200 block of Pisces Way early Sunday morning.

Police contacted Bigarten at 1:14 a.m. and he told them he left a party and his car broke down. The parolee was searched and found with black tar heroin. He was arrested on possession of heroin charges.

• ATTACK ALLEGED: CERES - A man who was stopped Sunday morning for running a red light on his bicycle complained to officers that he was attacked by a man in a car just moments prior.

Officer Steve Carvalho stopped parolee Tony Curnett, 49, at 11:20 a.m. for running the red light at Hatch and Herndon. When asked why he had a large knot on his head, Curnett said he was attacked in the 1300 block of Hatch Road near the Dollar Tree. He said a man pulled up in a white Dodge Durango and offered him money but that a man climbed out who said, "You ain't getting s----" and hit him with a baseball bat while someone else held a video camera.

He said one suspect was 40 to 45 years old, 6-foot-2, 220 pounds, balding and wearing camouflage pants.

• SHOTS FIRED BY ILLEGAL ALIEN: CERES - Mexican national Gorge Calderon, 25, faces deportation back to Mexico following an early Monday shooting.

Police were called at 1:05 a.m. to the 2300 block of Moffet Road for a fight with possible shots fired. They arrived and found Calderon with a 9mm handgun in his waistband, two holes in a pickup and two spent cases.

He was arrested on concealed weapons charges.