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Newman Police 

Activity 

The Newman Police Department received 73 calls for service and reported 83 officer initiated calls from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3. There were 16 cases and eight arrests. The department issued 23 traffic citations, 18 parking citations and eight criminal citations. Two vehicles were towed.

Thefts

A catalytic converter was stolen from a Toyota Prius on Oct. 2 from the 1400 block of T Street. The case was closed pending further investigative leads.

Arrests 

Audra Elizabeth Ketcher, 42, of Newman was arrested on Sept. 27 for a warrant.

Joshua Laurence Price, 40, of Santa Nella was arrested on Sept. 27 for possession of a controlled substance and driving on a suspended license.

Taya Catherine Sanchez, 37, of Modesto was arrested on Sept. 28 for driving without a license.

Octavio Gonzalez Garcia, 26, of Newman was arrested on Sept. 28 for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, being an unlicensed driver and for a warrant.

John Dale Beck, 51, of Newman was arrested on Sept. 28 for possession of a sap and driving on a suspended license.

Raul Morales, 22, of Newman was arrested on Sept. 30 for a warrant.

Liliana Avila, 18, of Newman was arrested on Oct. 1 for being an unlicensed driver.

Alejandro Barajas, 21, of Newman was arrested on Oct. 2 for being an unlicensed driver.

GUSTINE Police 

Activity 

The Gustine Police Department received 70 calls for service and reported 87 officer initiated calls from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3. There were 15 cases and five arrests. The department issued 10 traffic citations and one parking citation. Four vehicles were towed.

Warrant arrest 

Around 2:40 a.m. on Sept. 29, Officer Bayer was on patrol in the area of South Avenue when he observed Charlene Hayslip. Officer Bayer conducted a records check of Hayslip and confirmed that Hayslip had a warrant for her arrest. Officer Bayer made contact with Hayslip and placed Hayslip under arrest. During a search incident to an arrest of Hayslip’s backpack, Officer Bayer located a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue on the pipe. Hayslip was later released on citation for both the warrant and possession of the glass pipe.

Arrests

John Andy Mora-Caballero, 20, of Gustine was arrested on Sept. 29 for driving without a license and a vehicle code infraction.

Charlene Lee Hayslip, 40, of Gustine was arrested on Sept. 29 for a warrant.

Jordan Ashley Phillips, 35, of Modesto was arrested on Oct. 1 for driving on a license suspended for DUI and a traffic offense.

James Malcolm Harris, 52, of Gustine was arrested on Oct. 2 for violating a court order and contempt of court.

Jose Guadalupe Morales, 37, of Merced was arrested on Oct. 2 for driving on a license suspended for DUI.