Modesto Police Department
Office of the Chief of Police
Author: Lieutenant Rick P. Armendariz
On Friday, April 6th, detectives from the Modesto Police Department’s Special Victims Unit arrested James Christopher Hooker for one count of oral copulation with a minor. This case came to light during the course of a separate investigation involving Hooker.
Detectives initially began to investigate Hooker after the mother of an
During the course of this investigation, detectives discovered a separate victim who was involved in a prior romantic relationship with Hooker when she was a 17-year-old high school student. This incident occurred in 1998 when Hooker was a teacher at
Investigators obtained evidence, which corroborates the victim’s allegations and detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Hooker.
Detectives arrested Hooker at his
If you have any information regarding these incidents, police encourage you to call Detective Steve Anderson at (209) 342-8173 or call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters can also text information to Crime Stoppers by sending a text message to 274637. Just type “TIP704” along with your message.
(Booking photo of James Hooker)
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