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NEWMAN POLICE

Multiple charges

Newman police said a Merced resident faces multiple charges after a June 17 burglary in the 900 block of Fresno Street.

According to police reports, city employees noticed a broken window at The Grille, and then saw an individual exit the building and leave the area on foot.

Police said the suspect, identified as Sergio Castro, 21, was located a short time later at the nearby Chevron convenience store and taken into custody.

Authorities said Castro was arrested on felony charges of burglary during a state of emergency, falsely impersonating another person and parole violation, as well as misdemeanor charges of vandalism and possession of drug paraphernalia. Authorities said Castro also had a felony warrant out of San Jose.

Vandalism

Authorities said a window at the Newman Teen Center on Hardin Road was broken in a vandalism incident discovered June 17. Authorities said a potential suspect has been identified and a report is being forwarded to the district attorney’s office for review of possible charges. The damage was estimated at $1,000.

Arrests

The following were among additional arrests reported by Newman police from June 15-21. The arrest report includes incidents in which an individual was released on citation as well as cases in which a suspect was booked.

Jimmy DeLaCruz, 32, of Newman, was arrested June 16 on a misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Emmanuel S. Dunerway, 29, of Newman, was arrested June 16 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

A 16-year-old Newman male was arrested June 18 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

David A. Gutierrez, 23, of Newman, was arrested June 19 on a misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended license.

Jonathan Noguez, 19, of Gustine, was arrested June 20 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Taylor B. Foss, 25, of Newman, was arrested June 20 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Activity report

Newman police received 97 calls for service, reported 56 officer-initiated incidents, handled 22 cases, made nine arrests, wrote eight traffic citations, issued four parking tickets and wrote three animal control citations from June 15-21, according to the department’s activity report.

GUSTINE POLICE

Arrests

The following were among arrests reported by Gustine police from June 16-22. The arrest report includes incidents in which an individual was released on citation as well as cases in which a suspect was booked.

James G. Curiel, 29, of Los Banos was arrested June 16 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Lorenzo G. Lemos III, 26, of Los Banos, was arrested June 16 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Sebastian Vieira, 22, of Livingston, was arrested June 17 on misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession and driving on a suspended license.

A 22-year-old Gustine male was arrested June 18 on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge.

Ana R. Orduno, 30, of Gustine, was arrested June 19 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Adrian Ruiz Perez, 33, of Santa Clara, was arrested June 20 on a misdemeanor charge of driving on a license suspended for DUI.

Jaime Diaz, 25, of Gustine, was arrested June 20 on misdemeanor charges of evading a police officer and driving on a license suspended for DUI.

Hector Vargas, 39, of Gustine, was arrested June 20 on a felony charge of making criminal threats and a misdemeanor charge of trespassing.

Joslin N. Chadwick, 24, of Merced, was arrested June 21 on misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as a felony warrant.

Cole C. Tyler, 27, of Turlock, was arrested June 21 on a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Juan Rodriguez, 26, of Newman, was arrested June 21 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Odalis Aguilarvargas, 21, of Gustine, was arrested June 22 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Activity report

Gustine police received 66 calls for service, reported 92 officer-initiated incidents, handled 16 cases, made 13 arrests, wrote one traffic ticket and issued two parking citaitons from June 16-22, according to the department’s activity report.

Weekly arrest and incident reports are provided by the Newman and Gustine police departments. Charges may have been dropped as of press time. All suspects are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty.