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Naked man held of observation
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Reports of a naked man in an altered state of consciousness was held for a mental health check after residents reported him urinating and defecating in the 1500 block of Marazzi Lane.

Police were called at 3:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and found the naked 36-year-old man. Ceres Police Department spokesman Sgt. Jose Berber said the man was rambling, appeared disoriented and unable to respond to directions from the officers.

He was taken into custody for a 72-hour mental health hold and transported to a local hospital. Sgt. Berber did not know if the man was on drugs or had mental issues.