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• DRUG ARREST MADE: CERES - Jason Brown, 27, of Modesto, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of a smoking device for control substance, resisting arrest and a parole violation during an Oct. 4 bike stop.

At 3:08 p.m., Officer Brian Albonetti stopped Brown for traffic violations in the area of Atlantic and Pierson. As Brown got off his bicycle, he was concealing his right hand in his right front pocket. When Albonetti began walking up to Brown, he refused to bring his hand out from behind his back and felt Brown was holding a weapon. Albonetti pulled his gun on Brown and again ordered Brown to show him his hands. That's when Brown threw down a glass pipe used for smoking methamphetamine behind him.

• UNDER THE INFLUENCE: CERES - Derich Uher, 22, of Ceres, was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance after officers were dispatched to the Payne and Moffett area on Oct. 4 for reports a subject breaking into vehicles. Callers said Uher was stumbling and later hiding under a car when officers arrived at 8:43 p.m.

Albonetti found Uher hiding in a tree on Payne Avenue at Quillings Court. Uher was under the influence of a drug and arrested. A check of the vehicles found nothing stolen.

• WINDOWS SHOT OUT: CERES - The windows of two separate vehicles were shot out in the 1400 and 1500 blocks of Hatch Road on Monday, Oct. 10.

At 5:10 p.m., a Dial-A-Ride bus was shot at with possibly a small caliber or high-powered pellet gun. The round struck the window to the right of the driver who felt glass hit in the face. He was unable see who fired at him.

Thirteen minutes later a second window shooting was reported in the 1500 block of Hatch Road.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the Ceres Police, 538-5727.

• CHARGES ADDED FOR BURGLAR: CERES - Things only got worse for burglary suspect Randall Roy, 32, of Modesto, after he caused his own head injuries and earned charges of threatening officers.

Roy was arrested after he allegedly attempted to burglarize a vehicle in the area of Rose Avenue and Vernal Drive at 4:38 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Officers arrested Roy near Roeding Road and Barry Court. While detained in the back of the patrol unit, the suspect started banging his head against the divider, splitting open his scalp. As officers restrained him, Roy spit blood at one of them and threatened to kill the family of one of the officers after he got out of jail.

Roy was also identified as committing an earlier vehicle burglary in the 3100 block of Whitmore.

Roy was booked into county jail for burglary, battery on a peace officer, threatening a peace office, and parole violation.

• THREE ARRESTED IN BURGLARY: CERES - Three youths were arrested Wednesday, Oct. 12 for burglarizing a home in the 3900 block of Central Avenue.

Andrew Lugo, 18, of Ceres, was arrested for possession of stolen property and a 17-year-old Turlock boy and a 17-year-old Ceres teen were each arrested for burglary and conspiracy.

The three were captured after police arrived at 12:29 a.m. to take a theft report. Officer Jeremy Caron investigated in the victim's backyard and saw a suspect jump over the fence and another picking up a TV from the ground and placing it in a vehicle. Caron jumped in his patrol car to chase the vehicle, which was stopped at the entrance to Colony Park Mobilehome Estates.

Police found the stolen goods inside a suitcase in the car as well as a 32-inch TV wrapped in a Mexican flag.

• HIDING PAROLEE FOUND DURING PICKUP STOP: CERES - Modesto parolee Ricky Doran, 29, was arrested after he attempted to hide as a passenger in a pickup rig stopped near Quik Stop in Ceres Oct. 6.

Sgt. Trenton Johnson stopped the pickup, which was pulling a trailer hauling a car, for traffic violations at 11:05 p.m. Officer George Carvalho arrived to assist and noticed Doran hiding inside the car. Doran lied about his name since he was wanted for a parole violation.

• THIEF TRIES TO HIDE: CERES - Brandon Cooksey, 4, of Ceres, was arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property, possession of a control substance, and resisting arrest on Oct. 7.

Officers were called at 7:37 p.m. to the 2100 block of Fifth Street for reports of a burglary in progress. A homeowner saw Cooksey and directed officers to the back yard. Cooksey was hiding in a shed but flushed out by Officers Sergio Amador's canine partner. The bicycle Cooksey was using had been stolen from the property earlier in the day.

• ANGRY GIRLFRIEND RAMS CAR: CERES - An intoxicated woman was arrested Oct. 8 after she allegedly rammed two vehicles belonging to her boyfriend with her own car.

The incident occurred at 12:34 a.m. in the 1000 block of Bordeaux.

A witness said Angelica Guzman, 29, of Modesto, did the damage to all three vehicles. in anger against the male. She was arrested and charged for DUI and felony vandalism.

• THREE ARRESTED: CERES - Three men suspected of belonging to a gang and carrying a gun were arrested Sunday, Oct. 9 as they were sitting in a car parked in front of Summary Market in the area of Herndon and Nadine.

At 9:26 p.m., Sgt. Dennis Perry and Officer Pat Dayton of the Street Crimes Unit approached the car believing the rear passenger was wanted. Habib Shahid, 24, of Modesto, attempted to flee but was arrested for a warrant for resisting arrest.

A search of the vehicle produced a handgun with a 30-round extended magazine. Jose Guerra, 19, and Christian Padilla, 20, both of Ceres, were arrested for possessing a concealable firearm in vehicle, a loaded firearm, and having possession of a high capacity magazine.

• TWO ARRESTED IN AUTO THEFT: CERES - Two Ceres men were arrested Oct. 9 after they allegedly stole a white 1991 Chevy Blazer and took a joyride in it.

The vehicle was reported stolen at 11:20 p.m. in the 1700 block of Darwin Avenue. At 2 a.m., Officer Brian Albonetti saw the stolen Blazer southbound on Moffett. Officers Albonetti and Joe Wren stopped the Blazer as it turned onto Caswell Avenue. The two occupants tried to flee on foot from the car but were taken into custody before they got very far.

Carl Pradia, 21, of Ceres, was charged with auto theft, possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools, and a parole violation. Victor Gonzalez, 18, also of Ceres, faces auto theft, possession of stolen property, resisting arrest and hit and run charges.

Pradia attempted to dispose of a screwdriver and gloves he had in is possession during his short run.

Witnesses said the Blazer sideswiped a couple of cars in the Lunar and Pisces area. Debris at the scene of the collision matched to damage found on the Blazer by Officer King.