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Updated 04/29/2010        






Newman Police are investigating the theft of two (similar shown here). #1: White 1992 Ford F150 Truck with two tool boxes, City of Newman logos on doors. CA License #358713.

#2 1998 Kawasaki Mule, no plates, Red, Faded City of Newman Logo.


On 04-22-2010 approximately 2040 hours a 17 yr old male was walking west in the 2900 block of Patterson Rd in the City of Riverbank.  He was returning from volunteering for a community event where his service club (Future Farmers of America) was working .  He was in a lit crossing westbound to his residence when he was struck by an unknown subject in a small white SUV.  He was admitted to the hospital for a serious head injury.  He gave statements as to the truck and driver.  There was physical evidence left as a result of the collision. The driver and vehicle fled south bound on Roselle Avenue leaving the juvenile injured in the roadway.
If you were involved or  have information that may aid in the investigation please contact Detective Copeland at 209-869-7162 or call Crime Stoppers to leave a tip.




Date of Birth:  02/11/1992

5'02/100lbs/Black hair/Brown eyes

Stanislaus Sheriff's Dept is investigating the case of Missing Juvenile Errin ROGERS. She has been missing since January 8, 2007. If you have any information as to her whereabouts please call Crime Stoppers.


Stanislaus Sheriffs Department are asking the publics assistance in solving an Arson that occurred on June 30th, 2009 at the Zeriollo Park in Riverbank. The park located @ Turnberry & Briarcliff was set on fire and discovered around 12:30 am. The fire melted plastic slides, scorched swings and burned wood chips. The playground and surrounding five-acre park serve the River Cove subdivision on the north side of Riverbank. Replacing the equipment is expected to cost the city about $100,000, said City Manager Rich Holmer in a report to the City Council. The $5,000 reward will go to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the arsonists and is offered  by the City of Riverbank.






Date of Birth:  11/04/1961 Hispanic male/5'06/Black/Brown

Newman Police are seeking assistance in locating Ruvalcaba. He walked away from  his residence

on 02/14/2009 and has not been seen since. He suffers from Huntington's Disease a nervous system disorder.





In the past 6 months several arsons have occurred in parks in the Newman area. Portable toilets, garbage cans, and playground equipment have been damaged or destroyed as a result of these intentionally set fires.  Newman Police are asking your assistance with any information on these arsons to call them @ 862-2902 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers.


During the weekend beginning on 11/21/2008 several suspects burglarized a classroom @ Yolo Middle School in Newman.

The suspects stole several computers and other items from the after school program.

Newman Police are asking anyone that has knowledge of this crime or the identity of the responsibles

to contact Officer Jason Gosselin @ 862-2902 or contact Crime Stoppers with any information.


Modesto Police are investigating a Homicide that occurred on 09/03/2008 about 11:13 PM. Officers were dispatched to the sound of shots fired near the intersection of Dezzani and Ustick Avenues.  When they arrived they found a male shooting victim who later died at a local hospital.

When officers arrived at the scene they found one shooting victim lying in the roadway.  The first arriving officers immediately administered CPR prior to the arrival of fire and ambulance personnel.  The 35 year-old Modesto resident was transported to local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His identity is being withheld pending notification of family and next of kin. 

The initial investigation suggests that an altercation started between two groups of people near Dezzani and Ustick Avenues.  Several shots were fired and a dark colored compact style vehicle was seen leaving the area northbound on Ustick Avenue toward East Hatch Road.



On 08/02/2008 Officers in Newman discovered graffiti @ Rose Park in Newman.  Numerous

other places throughout Newman were also marked up with graffiti. Anyone with information

is asked to contact Crime Stoppers or Newman Police.




Modesto Police Department is seeking information on the guitar pictured here.

The guitar was found in possession of a subject arrested for burglary and stolen property.

Detectives are attempting to locate the owner of the guitar to establish if they were the victim of a theft. 





Local Law Enforcement needs your  in identifying person(s) responsible

Suspects wanted in the arson to a business located on Hammett Ct, in Salida. The arson occurred on Good Friday, 03-21-2008, by person(s) who were captured on video.  (Video Photo forthcoming).  If you have information on the person(s) responsible CRIME STOPPERS is offering a reward. There is also an additional reward being offered  for the identification/arrest and conviction of these persons. Stanislaus Sheriff's handling case.


Over the 4th of July weekend, a residential burglary occurred on Lee Avenue in Newman. Several firearms were taken from the residence while the elderly occupant slept nearby. Anyone with information about the responsible party's), or knows the whereabouts of the stolen firearms, is asked to contact the Newman Police Department or CrimeStoppers.







On Wednesday June 4, 2008 between 8-9am the Suspect (pictured at left) approached a 12 year old female elementary student on her way to school.  Drove up to the victim, grabbed her hair, and attempted to pull her into his vehicle.  The Victim fought off her attacker, and the suspect fled the scene in a older model mini truck extended cab, long bed, dark blue in color.  Suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male, in his 50's with dark brown or black thinning hair and a dark goatee.  Any information on this case please contact Modesto Police Detective Steven Stanfield @ 209-572-9538 or Crime Stoppers (24 hrs).  




The California Highway Patrol is investigating an injury accident which occurred on June 4,
2008 at about 1305 hours. The collision occurred on West Main west of Crows Landing Road which resulted in one vehicle overturning and causing extensive damage.

The CHP is interested in talking to the driver of a vehicle seen in the area. The vehicle is described as a late 1980's Ford 4-Door Dual axle pick-up either a F250 or F350 blue and white in color.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CHP Officer Milne at (209) 545-7440 ext 508 or Modesto Crime Stoppers at
www.modestopolice.com   Or (209) 521-4636.





Between 2/14 and 2/27/08, the suspect visited various Target stores in the Modesto area and purchased goods using a stolen credit card.  The suspect was photographed (picture to the right) and is described as:


A male,  6' (or more)/  300 lbs (or more)/  Brown eyes


The suspect's vehicle was photographed (picture to the right) and is described as:


A Tan Mazda with license plate starting with 3XV.




On 04/05/2008, a residential burglary was reported on "S" Street in Newman, where numerous items including a Honda ES-5000 gas powered generator were stolen. The generator had been seen on the previous day at a P Street residence in Newman. When officers responded to the residence, the generator had been moved. Any information on the responsible party's), or the whereabouts of
the generator, contact Crime stoppers.




On 1/20/2008 at about 7:00 PM a drive-by shooting occurred in the 900 block of S. Orange St. in Turlock.  Multiple shots were fired at a house and one occupant was injured by flying glass.  The suspect vehicle is described as:


Early 90's Honda Accord, dark color (brown or grey), with a non-matching black hood, black steel wheels and minor damage to the right front fender.




On 12/28/2007 between 8:00 and 9:00 pm, a male was jogging on Taylor Rd. near Mountain View Rd. in Turlock.  He was attacked, held down, and stabbed multiple times by at least three suspects.  The suspects may have had a white pick-up.  The jogger had nothing stolen and had no known enemies.





On March 4, 2008 @ 9:25 pm the Pacific Market @ 131 Colfax Av, Modesto was robbed by 2

armed gunmen.  The gunmen entered the Market forcing customers to the ground where

one victim was robbed at gunpoint.  Suspects fled westbound and were gone when Modesto

Police Officers arrived. 


The suspects are described as: 

Suspect #1:  Hispanic male  5'08/ 220 lbs/ wearing a ski mask, dark hooded sweatshirt, blue shirt and dark jeans.

Suspect #2:  Hispanic male  5'08/ 220 lbs/ wearing a ski mask, dark hooded sweatshirt, and jeans.  Both suspects were armed.



In the past 3-4 months burglars have targeted the Creekside Golf Course @ 701 Lincoln Avenue, Modesto.  The business has been burglarized on four occasions where the suspect’s vandalized the interior after breaking in. Most recently a computer monitor was stolen.  Cost to repair the vandalism at the business has exceeded $8000.00.  If you have any information on the person(s) committing these burglaries. Damage has also been done to the golf course as well.

Please contact Crime Stoppers at the number listed.




On 01/12/2007 approx. 0212 hrs. while parked @ Symrna Park in Ceres the victim was approached by 2 white males demanding money.

 Suspect shown (sketch at left) pulled a small caliber rifle shooting the victim's vehicle and shooting the victim twice when victim to run. Suspect took victims black leather wallet. Suspect Vehicle:  85-91 Chevrolet Camaro or Pontiac.


On 04/27/2007 @ 01:40 am the Victim was working the night shift at a dairy in the 1500 block of West Fulkerth, Crowslanding, when two Hispanic male adults came in to the milk barn and shot a worker for no apparent reason.  The two suspects then left the dairy. Witnesses told Sheriff's  Detectives that two vehicles were seen leaving the area after the shooting.

Suspect Descriptions:  #1:  Hispanic male adult, heavy set. 

Suspect #2:  Hispanic male, photo at left of suspect.

Vehicle Descriptions:  #1-White truck with camper shell, possibly a Nissan. #2:  White car, possibly a Honda Accord, early 90's model.


On Sunday April 23, 2006 at 3:28am an assault with a firearm occurred in the 1400 block of Lake Park Ct.  A female confronted a group of young adults partying on the street. The female was shot in the torso by an unknown suspect's).  The suspects and witnesses then fled the scene.  If you have information regarding this crime please call Crime Stoppers.


On Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 3:37 p.m. the County Bank located at 3508 McHenry Avenue, Modesto was robbed.  No one was injured during the robbery. 


The suspect walked into the bank and waited in line before approaching the teller.  When she reached the teller she demanded money. The teller followed the instructions and gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money.  The suspect fled the bank in an unknown direction.


The suspect is described as a white female adult with blonde hair.  She appeared to be about 5 feet 3 inches tall and is said to be skinny.  She wore a baseball style hat with her hair tucked up under it.  She had on a blue oversized sweatshirt and blue jeans.   



MISSING PERSON            

BARRIOS, Charlene Elaine

Date of Birth:  03/26/1962

White female/5'09/Brown hair/Hazel Eyes

 In August of 1990 the mother of Charlene reported that she was missing to Oakdale Police.  She said that she last spoke to Charlene in September or October 1988, when Charlene mentioned she was in Florida.  All efforts are being made to locate Charlene and the case is actively being worked by authorities.  If you have any information on Charlene BARRIOS or her whereabouts you can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously or Oakdale Police @ 209-847-2231



GRAND THEFT                 



On 08/14/2007 unknown persons removed a BBQ that belongs to volunteers from the area of Merle & Roselle in the Northeast part of of the city. The BBQ is valued at $1,500.00. Modesto Police handling.




Sometime between 9/7 and 9/10 of 2007 unknown suspect(s) pried a 30 x 24 inch brass plaque off of the wall in front of Salida Middle School. On the left is a photograph of the plaque which was dedicated to the school when it first opened in 2001.




On 08/19/2007 unknown suspects set fire to a 2005 Land Rover parked in front of the residence @ 3625 Highmore Lane, Modesto.  On the outside of the passenger side door a swastika was painted with the letters SS and the letters WP in silver spray paint.  If you have any information as to who set this fire please contact Crime Stoppers and leave an anonymous tip.




On 07/14/2007 the Modesto Police Equestrian Unit was conducting training at the City Corporation Yard located on N. Jefferson Av.  During this time someone stole the saddle (shown at left) off the back of a Police Horse that was tied up to a horse trailer.

The theft occurred between 09:05pm & 09:30pm.


If you know the location of the saddle or the person who stole it call the Crime Stoppers Hotline or leave an anonymous tip on our TIPS PAGE.


Vandals flooded a north Modesto neighborhood with vandalism on personal vehicles early Saturday morning July 14th, 2007. The writings and slurs were so abhorrent and degrading that the Modesto Police Department has classified the incident as a hate crime. 


Early today, Modesto Police were called to a Northwest neighborhood in the 3300 and 3400 Block of Sharon Avenue on reports of numerous vandalisms. The suspects used some type of water soluble substance to write racial epithets, slurs, and grossly animated pictures of anatomy on at least nine different cars parked on the street. The cars, which were parked both on the street and in driveways, belonged primarily to victims of different ethnic classes and races including Hispanic, Indian and African-American.


Police believe they all occurred between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. One witness saw three males standing next to one of the victim vehicles at about 2:00 a.m., but could not provide a better description.


Although the vandalism was not permanent on the vehicles, the crime is being classified as a hate crime and will be investigated. State and Federal law provides both criminal and civil violations for anyone found guilty of this type of crime.





 At noon 5/17/2007 a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle at the intersection of 5th Street and “H” Street, in Modesto.


The Modesto Police Traffic Unit is still investigating a collision today that took the life of a fifty-five year old woman. Apparently the victim was in the crosswalk walking across “H” Street. The driver of a truck was traveling south on 5th Street and was making a right turn, westbound on “H” Street. The truck struck the victim, ran over her, and continued driving west.


The vehicle is described as a late 1980’s Dodge Pickup, (full size truck) single cab white in color. There is no description of the driver.


Hit & Run Investigator Steve Silva would like the drive of the truck to contact him to make a statement.  He would also ask that any witnesses that have not come forward prior to please contact him or CrimeStoppers.





Detectives from the Modesto Police Department Robbery/Homicide Unit need your help to identify the suspect or suspects in an attempted murder that occurred in the s/w area of Modesto.


On Saturday, October 28, 2006, at 5:45 a.m. officers from the Modesto Police Department were dispatched to investigate the reports of a shooting in the area of South Jefferson Street and Maze Blvd.  When officers arrived they found a 47-year-old female adult with gunshot wound to the chest.  She was taken to a local hospital where she is listed in stable condition.


Detectives believe the victim was using the crosswalk on South Jefferson Street at Maze Blvd when a dark green Ford Taurus occupied by several Hispanic males approached her.  The car stopped in the crosswalks as the driver called the victim to the car.  As she approached the car the driver pulled out a handgun and shot the victim.  The car then fled southbound on South Jefferson Street.  The victim was not robbed and the motive for the shooting is unknown.  The driver could only be described as a Hispanic male in his twenties wearing a hat.  There is no description for the other passengers.



On October 18, 2006 at East La Loma Park; three unknown juveniles broke the victim's wrist, stole his bike and then fled the area. The two males were described as one white male juvenile, red shirt and a dark complected male juvenile wearing a cap and black clothing and riding a scooter, along with a third riding a skateboard picked up clubs and assaulted the victim.

The bike is described as a "Townie" silver and black in color.  It has many accessories including: wireless odometer, headlight and taillight. a black bag attached that held tire repair equipment and a frame mounted tire pump.  The suspect's were last seen on the Dry Creek Trail towards .


On Friday, January 06, 2006, at 2:05 a.m. officers were dispatched to investigate a collision in the 700 block of B Street. When officers arrived they found a two-car collision. The first car was an Acura with no one inside. The second car was a Honda with the driver pinned in. The driver was extracted from the car and transported to a local hospital were he was pronounced dead.

Preliminary investigation indicates the Honda was westbound on B Street. The Acura was northbound on Seventh Street at a high rate of speed. The Honda was hit broadside and came to rest in the northbound lane of Seventh Street. The victim has not been identified. The driver of the Acura fled the scene.

 A witness saw a man and a woman leaving the scene.  The Acura was last registered in Merced and the last registered owner has not been located at this time.  The interior of the Acura was searched and there was a considerable amount of paper work and identification belonging to Guadalupe Uribe-Perez.(pictured at left). Her last known address was on Maple city in the City of Modesto. She supposedly moved from that address 2 months ago. 

Officer Silva would like to interview Uribe-Perez in regards to this collision. She may only be a witness in this case but she may have information as to the identity of the driver who left the scene. 



A party in a northwest home leaves one dead and another wounded.

On Saturday, October 01, 2005, at 12:50 a.m. officers from the Modesto Police Department were dispatched to investigate the sounds of shots fired in the 3900 block of Pheasant Lane. When officers arrived they contacted the homeowner but were unable to locate any victims at the scene.

While officers were obtaining statements from people at the residence dispatch advised two gunshot victims had just arrived at Memorial Hospital. The victims were identified as Jason Khiev, 20 years old, and his brother Chantha Khiev, 25 years old, both from Modesto. Jason Khiev was pronounced dead while Chantha Khiev was treated and released.

The Police investigation indicates a large party was in process at 3940 Pheasant Lane. During the party two suspects opened fire on the victims and fled the residence.


On June 10th, a silver CRV-type vehicle hit a motorcyclist which may cause him to lose his foot.

On June 10th, at thirty minutes after midnight, a silver CRV-type vehicle was stopped in the left turn lane northbound on Oakdale Road, preparing to turn left into the Save Mart/Longs shopping center. Joseph Gonzales, a 22-year-old Modesto man, was heading southbound on Oakdale, riding his black Yamaha V-Star motorcycle home from his father's house. The silver CRV-type vehicle suddenly made a left turn in front of him and Joseph was unable to avoid running into the vehicle.

The CRV-type vehicle fled west into the parking lot where it drove around for a few minutes then fled in an unknown direction.

f you have any information on this hit and run, please call the tip line at 209-521-INFO (4636) . You can remain anonymous.

NOTE:  The CRV pictured at left is an example only, not a photo of the actual responsible vehicle. 


A young married couple is recuperating today from a frightening robbery that occurred inside their Modesto home. 


The robbery took place during the evening of Wednesday, December 27, 2006.  The couple, a 22-year-old man and his 21-year-old wife, were inside their home in the 1400 block of Bronson Street.  At about 8:05 pm, while their 2-year-old daughter was asleep in her room, three Black male adults armed with handguns forced their way into the residence.  The three men terrorized the couple and forced them to provide personal information about their finances. 


During the home invasion, the suspects hit the couple numerous times with the handguns.  Both victims sustained lacerations and cuts to their face and head.  The incident lasted approximately 15 minutes and the suspects fled with a small amount of property.  The 2-year- old girl was unharmed during the incident.


 Detectives have been following up on leads and are asking anyone who has information about this crime to contact them.  “Someone either knows who the suspects are, or will know,” said Homicide / Robbery Detective Jon Evers.  “We are asking for the public’s help on this and for them to call with any information they might have.”


Investigators are unsure of a motive for the robbery or why the suspects chose the residence, however, they believe the suspects may have been looking for drugs.  Detectives, however, found no evidence of drug involvement or use  at the victim’s residence.  According to Detective Evers, “This couple had nothing to do with drugs.  We found nothing at the house that would suggest illegal drug use or sales.  The suspects went to the wrong house and, as a result, a young man and wife were terrorized in their own home.”


A composite sketch of the suspects is shown above. Detectives urge anyone with information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 or call Detective Evers at (209) 572-9534 or Det. Craig Grogan @ (209)572-9627.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.