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• ROBBERY SUSPECT CAUGHT IN SOUTH MODESTO: MODESTO - Police investigated a Wednesday, April 6 robbery of the Valero station at 801 Seventh Street in downtown Modesto where a man entered and demanded cash. The man left the store at 8:24 p.m. with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The next day, Modesto officers arrested William Cal Held, 45, on suspicion of committing the robbery. Held was pulled over at 4:30 p.m. on suspicion of driving a stolen pickup near South Ninth Street and Latimer Avenue in south Modesto.

Held is also suspected of being the man who held up the Stop 'N Save at 1701 Standiford Avenue on March 28.

Held was arrested on suspicion of robbery, possession of a stolen pickup, a parole violation and being a felon in possession of ammunition.

• TEEN ARRESTED: CERES - A vehicle stop resulted in a Modesto teenager being booked on weapons charges on Sunday evening.

At 6:30 p.m. an officer from the Street Crimes Unit stopped the 17-year-old boy in a Toyota Tacoma in the area of Cardinal and Garrison. The boy agreed to a search of the car and the officer found two hand guns with ammunition.

The teen said he borrowed the vehicle. He was booked at Juvenile Hall.

• WOMAN ATTACKED: CERES - A 21-year-old Ceres woman sustained cuts to her back and face after coming into contact with broken glass as another female was trying to assault her with a baseball bat in a domestic dispute.

The incident occurred at 3:51 p.m. on Friday, April 15 in the 2600 block of Don Pedro.

The victim said she had been been attacked by a woman in her 30s inside a bedroom. She sustained injuries when the bat busted out the window and she ended up on top of the shards of glass. The victim escaped and was found in the area of Ninth and Lawrence. She was taken to Doctors Medical Center where she was treated for her injuries.

Detectives are investigating the case.

•PAROLEE TRIES FLEEING OFFICER: CERES - A parolee from Sacramento was arrested late Thursday, April 14 after leading officers on a pursuit after failing to stop for a vehicle code violation.

At 9:56 p.m. Officer Dirk Newenheis attempted to stop a red Ford Ranger in area of Laurel and Central for a violation. The driver accelerated with the chase going eastbound on Service Road, and making the hairpin turn onto northbound El Camino where he lost control and was boxed in by patrol units. Suspect Marty Harrison, 53, of Sacramento, was gunning the engine as he attempted to get the transmission into gear. Officer Brittany England jumped through the car window and stopped him from getting anywhere. and the suspect was removed through the driver's door by Newenheis and Carlos Quiroz. Harrison was combative and was taken to the ground and cuffed.

Harrison, a parole whose entire shaved head is covered in tattoos, was believed under the influence and taken to Doctors Medical Center where he was medically cleared. Harrison was charged with leading officers on a pursuit, possession of a hypodermic syringe, possession of methamphetamine and transportation of methamphetamine.

• BURGLARY INTERRUPTED, FOUR ARRESTED: CERES - A resident of the 1300 block of Kinser Road interrupted a residential burglary Monday morning which led police The resident came home at 11:32 a.m. and saw the front door of the house had been kicked in and four males inside his home. He immediately called 9-1-1 with a good description of the Toyota Camry they fled the home in. A short time later Detective Darren Venn spotted the vehicle at Blaker and Service and attempted to stop it in an unmarked car. The suspects' vehicle stopped several times but always took off. When a marked patrol unit showed up the pursuit was on. The chase came to an end on Waverly Drive in west Modesto. Three suspects were apprehended as they tried to run from officers while a fourth did get away.

Arrested and charged were Ramon Symon, 34, Drake Tasjuan, 20, and Joseph Lumbreras, 28, all of Modesto. Each was charged with residential burglary, conspiracy to commit a crime and delaying and obstructing an officer.