A 35-year-old pregnant Ceres woman was arrested Wednesday for allegedly running over a man during an altercation with another man at a Ceres gas station two weeks prior.
The victim, Donald James Robins Jr., 37, of Ceres, sustained facial injuries and complained of pain to his legs resulting from the Sept. 23 incident but his injuries were not life threatening, said Ceres Police Department spokesman Lt. Chris Perry. He was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to a local hospital.
Surveillance video gave police the clues they needed to arrest Ceres resident Christina Lynn Coleman, 35 at her Ceres home on Wednesday afternoon. She was interviewed and booked into the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center for felony attempted murder.
The altercation between Robins and another man at the Vineyard 76 gas station at 1240 E. Whitmore Avenue was reported to police at 8:32 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The two men were reportedly fighting in the parking lot between the station and McDonald’s. While officers were rolling to the scene a caller reported that one of the men had been run over by a dark-colored Honda sedan before it fled the area. Officers located Robins lying on the ground.
This investigation is ongoing and detectives would like to hear from others they believe may have recorded the incident with cell phones. Police urge anyone with information or video evidence to contact Ceres Police Detective Matt Berlier at 538-5616 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anonymous tips may be reported to the Stanislaus area Crime stoppers hotline at 1 (866) 60CRIME or 521-4636.