MODESTO - Police responded to a report of a person shot in West Modesto Tuesday night.
The incident was reported at about 8:50pm near the 1000 block of Roselawn Avenue. Early reports indicate a person was seen down on the ground by a passerby who stopped to help.
At time of publication a witness was administering CPR to the victim. Three persons wearing all red were said to be fleeing the area on foot.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Modesto Police Department at (209) 572-9500, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.
LODI - Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two shoplifting suspects.
Authorities say the woman pictured above entered the Target and left with stolen property. She was confronted by Target employees outside of the store.
The male suspect pictured approached and threatened to stab the Target employees if they did not release the woman. The two fled in the pictured vehicle and are wanted by police for robbery.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Lodi Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (209) 369-2746.
AMADOR COUNTY - Authorities arrested a River Pines man on burglary charges following a break in at a local cell phone store.
Authorities say deputies responded to the Cricket Wireless store in Martell after a burglary alarm was activated and discovered that someone had forcibly entered the business. Several items were stolen from the store.
The store owner reviewed surveillance video of the business and provided authorities with a description of the suspect. As deputies began searching the area they located a suspicious vehicle in the Amador Ridge Shopping Center. Authorities located 34 year old Richard James Franklin nearby and arrested him after finding several stolen items from the Cricket Wireless store in his truck.
Authorities conducted a search of his residence in River Pines and located additional stolen items linking him to several other burglaries.
MODESTO - Authorities responded to a report of an armed robbery late Monday morning.
The incident happened at about 11:00am near the 800 block of Paradise Road. Early indications suggest two men were involved in the incident, one of them was armed with a rifle or shotgun. The duo fled on foot toward Mayette Avenue.
At time of publication it was unclear if the victim was an individual or a business.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.
MODESTO - Police are asking for the public's help in locating an at-risk missing adult.
Gary Johnson was last seen near the intersection of Briggsmore and Sunrise Avenues Saturday afternoon at about 1:30pm. Police say Mr. Johnson is 74 years old and suffers from dementia.
He was last seen wearing a dark gray short sleeve shirt with red lettering, blue jeans and gray Nike shoes.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to immediately call (209) 552-2470.
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HUGHSON - Authorities with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office say a man exposed himself to a 12 year old girl Monday morning.
Shortly before 8:00am, deputies were called to Emile J. Ross Middle School for a report of an indecent exposure incident. Authorities say a 12 year old girl was walking to school when she noticed a gray four-door car following her.
As they arrived near the middle school the driver partially rolled down the passenger side window and asked for directions to Modesto. The girl replied that she didn't know and walked away.
The driver pulled up to the next curb and rolled the window all the way down as the girl walked by and pointed down. He was wearing only a blue shirt and exposed himself to the girl. She quickly walked away to the school and reported the incident. The vehicle fled at high speed east on Fox Road.
Authorities say this is the first known reported incident with this suspect and vehicle description. Authorities say the vehicle may be a gray Infiniti or Nissan with tinted windows, and the man is described as being medium complected in his late 20's with black hair and a beard.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Hughson Police Services at (209) 883-4052, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.
STOCKTON - Police responded to a report of several shots fired Sunday afternoon at a park during a fight.
The incident happened shortly after 4:00pm at Laughlin Park near the 2700 block of Estate Drive. Officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired with a large group of people involved.
Several people were leaving the park as police officers arrived. Several shell casings were found throughout the park, but no victims were located. During the investigation, officers found out that two groups of women arrived at the park to fight. The women were described as African-American in their 20's.
According to authorities, about 15 men were watching the fight and began firing guns into the air. Three of the women entered a vehicle and began leaving as one man fired a gun at them, striking their vehicle twice.
Police say the suspect vehicles are described as a 2014 Chevy Cruz, a red Ford Mustang and a silver Nissan Altima.
MODESTO - Police arrested the driver of a stolen car Monday morning after a brief pursuit.
The chase happened in the downtown Modesto area at about 9:15am after a police officer identified the black 1994 Honda Civic as stolen.
The vehicle fled from authorities as the officer initiated a traffic stop, leading to a brief pursuit. The officer discontinued the pursuit as it approached Sierra Street, but it was located stopped. Officers quickly surrounded the vehicle and detained the driver.
Early indications suggest at least one, possibly two women ran from the vehicle and made good on their escape.
STOCKTON - A 19 year old man suffered a gun shot wound Saturday afternoon during a marijuana buy, police say.
The shooting happened at about 4:40pm on the 5200 block of Cosumnes Drive. Police say a 19 year old man entered the suspect's vehicle for a ride to a park to purchase marijuana. During the drive, the suspect pulled a handgun out and shot the victim. The victim was able to get out of the vehicle as the suspect and another 19 year old male passenger fled.
The victim was taken to a hospital where he is expected to survive.
The suspect was identified only as a Hispanic male about 18-19 years of age named Ari. The vehicle was a Silver 4 door Nissan Altima with the rear window possibly shot out.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377 or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600 where callers can remain anonymous.