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• CONCEALED GUN LANDS MAN IN JAIL: CERES - A 20-year-old Ceres man was arrested Saturday for carrying a loaded handgun while driving around Ceres.

Brandon Robbins, 20, was pulled over at 10:20 p.m. at El Camino and Park avenues by Officers James Riley. During a pat-down search the officer located a Glock with a loaded magazine stuffed in Robbins' front pants' pocket.

He was arrested for possession of a loaded concealed firearm and gang enhancements.

• ANOTHER GUN PULLED: CERES - A traffic stop of a Tracy man in a pickup resulted in an arrest at 11:41 p.m. Saturday for a loaded handgun.

Officer Ron Collins pulled over Scott Butler, 49, of Tracy, at Moffet and Hatch roads for code violations. Collins went back to his patrol vehicle but Butler failed top notice that Officer Jose Beltran was standing off to the passenger side and saw the driver pull a Glock pistol from his waistband and drop the magazine onto the floorboard. The officer ordered Butler to drop the weapon and removed him out of his vehicle at gunpoint.

Butler stated that he carries the gun for protection and thus was arrested for being in possession of a loaded concealed firearm.

• BAR PATRONS VICTIMIZED: CERES - Two vehicles of Nashville West nightclub patrons were damaged Saturday evening when someone smashed their windows for the theft of purses.

• The incident happened at approximately 10 p.m. in front of the Fourth Street bar. Ceres Police Lt. Brent Smith said witnesses saw a small silver SUV, possibly a Honda Pilot, park on the north side of the side street, Lawrence Street, to let out a small heavy-set bald Latino man who then committed the burglaries. The man ran back to the car when the witnesses yelled at him. The car fled westbound on Lawrence Street.

• JEWELRY STORE BROKEN INTO: CERES - Police say someone entered Correira's Jewelers on Fourth Street over the weekend but nothing was reported missing.

The night-time or early morning break-in was reported at 12:41 p.m. on Saturday. Nothing appeared to be taken.

• MAN IN TREE FOUND WITH ILLEGAL DRUGS: CERES - Police checked out calls of a man sitting in a tree on the grounds of Ceres High School Wednesday morning, June 1 and found him with illegally possessed prescription hydrocodone in his pocket.

Officers were sent to the corner of Whitmore and Central at 10:50 a.m. for a man dressed in all green clothing and sitting in a tree. They found Scott Wiley, 40, of Ceres, and during a pat-down Officer Ross Bays found hydrocodone pills in a bag in Wiley's possession. The pills were not in a container and Wiley could not produce a prescription so he was arrested on felony charges of drug possession.

• DRUG CHARGES: CERES - An early morning stop of a man riding a bicycle at Industrial Way and Central Avenue netted a man on drug charges on Sunday, June 5.

At 12:30 a.m., police stopped Jose Raya, 28, of Ceres, riding a bicycle. He was found with a half-gram of methamphetamine and a half gram of heroin. Raya was arrested on charges of possession of meth, possession of an opiate and probation violation.

• PEDESTRIAN ROBBED NEAR PARK: CERES - A man was accosted and robbed of his wallet and iPhone on a late night walk near Smyrna Park on Monday.

The citizen said he was walking near Darwin Avenue and Fowler Road at 10:30 p.m. when two black males wearing jogging suits approached him, punched in the face and told him to hand over his wallet. When they spoke about shooting him he decided to hand over his cell phone.

The suspects were last seen running southwest through Smyrna Park running towards Caswell Elementary School. Police searched the area but found nobody.

• ARREST IN STOLEN VEHICLE CASE: CERES - A traffic stop in the 3400 block of Ninth Street in Ceres Monday evening resulted in the recovery of a stolen pickup and the arrest of a suspect.

Officer Freddie Ortiz pulled over the driver of a 1991 Chevy pickup at 11:30 p.m. and within seconds learned that the vehicle had been stolen from a Modesto location. After the arrival of several patrol units, police arrested Daniel Ladd, 35, of Avery, without incident.

In the bed of the pickup were three pool pumps which Ladd could not prove he paid for. Police Lt. Brent Smith said anyone whose pool pump has been stolen may get in touch with the department.

Ladd was charged with auto theft, possession of stolen property, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled substance.