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Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

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

Arrest Made in Maple Street Shooting


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


Arrest Made in Maple Street Shooting


Modesto, CA- Investigator’s from the Modesto Police Department have made an arrest in the May 30th mid-day murder of Sir Jay Taylor on Maple Street. 


Investigator’s made the arrest this morning at about 11:00 a.m. as suspect, Justin Anthony Banks, 28 years-old of Modesto, was walking in the parking lot of the Turlock Wal-Mart on Fulkerth Avenue.  Banks was ultimately booked into the Stanislaus County Jail on one count or murder and a parole violation. 


Investigators are asking anyone with information about this murder to 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.