Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

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Release Date: Saturday, June 1, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

Marijuana Crackdown Continues


 NEWS RELEASE

Release Date: June 1, 2013 

Modesto Police Department

Media Relations

Office of the Chief of Police

600 10th Street, Modesto, Ca. 95354

Author: Sergeant Rick Applegate

 


Marijuana Crackdown Continues

 

Modesto, CA- Investigator’s from the Modesto Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team as well as several other officers continued yesterday’s marijuana crackdown investigation throughout the evening.     

 

So far the following people have been arrested and booked into the Stanislaus County Jail:

 

1.  DANNY SILVA 57 years-old of Modesto was arrested in the 3600 block of Paradise Road.  He was booked for cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales, possession of opiates and criminal conspiracy.  Two vehicles and approximately $23,000 is cash were seized from the unemployed suspect. 

2.  MICHAEL CAPULONG 19 years-old of Modesto was arrested in the 2300 block of Scenic Drive.  He was booked for possession of concentrated cannabis, and two counts of marijuana sales.

3.  JOSHUA COLE 19 years-old of Modesto was arrested near the intersection of Tully Road and Palmilla Drive.  He was booked for marijuana sales. 

4.  KEVIN HUTCHESON 47 years-old of Ceres was arrested in the 1800 block of Darwin Dr in Ceres.  He was booked for marijuana sales, possession of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of methamphetamine. 

5.  BRIAN FAUGHT 41 years-old of Modesto was arrested in the 800 block of Dallas Court.  He was booked for marijuana sales, possession of marijuana for sales, cultivation of marijuana, criminal conspiracy and child endangerment as there was a two year-old child in the home where officers located a 165 plant marijuana grow. 

6.  JOEL BELL 25 years-old of Waterford was arrested in the 600 block of Flora Drive in Waterford.  He was booked for marijuana sales, possession of marijuana for sales, and cultivation of marijuana.  Bell’s vehicle was asset seized. 

7.  AARON VOLPONI 33 years-old of Manteca was arrested in the 800 block of 9th Street.  He was booked for sales of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales, and attempted sales of an opiate. 

8.  JESSE HENRICH 29 years-old of Modesto was arrested in the 900 block of Loletta Drive.  He was booked for two counts each of possession of marijuana for sales and sales of marijuana.  About $8,000 in cash was seized from the unemployed suspect. 

9.  HYUN CHOE 31 years-old of Modesto was arrested near the intersection of McClure Avenue and Glogston Drive.  He was booked for cultivation of marijuana, possession of marijuana for sales, and sales of marijuana.   Choe had two rooms of his residence converted into growing rooms. 

10.  DONALD PEARCE 32 years-old of Stockton was arrested in the 1800 block of H Street.  He was booked for attempted possession of marijuana for sales, possession of marijuana for sales, and sales of marijuana.  

11.  GILBERTO LEDEZMA 25 years-old of Newman was arrested in the 1800 block of H Street.  He was booked for two counts of sales of marijuana and one count of possession of marijuana for sales. 

12.  HECTOR ZAVALA 39 years-old of Modesto was arrested in the 3500 block of Tully Road.  He was booked for attempted possession of marijuana for sales, possession of marijuana for sales, and two counts of sales of marijuana. 

13.  LORETTA SILVA 57 years-old of Modesto was arrested in the 3600 block of Paradise Road.  She was booked for possession of methamphetamine, possession of an opiate, cultivation of marijuana and possession of marijuana for sales. 

14.  ANGELO PACHECO 30 years-old of Modesto was arrested in the 3800 block of Pan Am Drive.  He was booked for three no bail warrants from the Sheriff’s Office. 

15.  COLLETTE VAN VORIS 37 years-old of Modesto was arrested in the 800 block of Dallas Court.  She was booked for marijuana sales, possession of marijuana for sales, cultivation of marijuana, criminal conspiracy and child endangerment as there was a two year-old child in the home where officers located a 165 plant marijuana grow. 

16.  CHARLES SORIANO 19 years-old of Modesto was arrested near the intersection of Oakdale Road and Wylie Drive.  He was booked for possession of marijuana for sales, attempted sales of an opiate, and criminal conspiracy. 

17.  TINA MURRILO 23 years-old of Modesto was arrested near the intersection of Oakdale Road and Scenic Drive.  She was booked for sales of marijuana. 

18.  17 year-old juvenile of Modesto was arrested near the intersection of Oakdale Road and Wylie Drive.  The juvenile was booked into the Stanislaus County Juvenile Hall for sales of marijuana, attempted sales of marijuana, and possession of marijuana for sales. 

Narcotic Investigator’s encourage anyone with information about the illegal cultivation of marijuana to call Crime Stoppers.  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.


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