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NEWMAN POLICE

Burglary cases

Two burglary cases were reported Jan. 6 in Newman’s industrial area.

Authorities said a utility trailer and tools were reported stolen from T&R Enterprises on L Street. No value estimate was listed.

Police said a burglary at J&K Trucking on M Street was interrupted by the arrival of an individual who arrived for work shortly before 7 a.m. to find the gate open and a suspicious vehicle inside. The suspicious vehicle was driven away at a high rate of speed as the reporting party got out of their vehicle, damaging a motorized lifting jack on a travel trailer while fleeing. The damage was estimated at $300.

Vandalism

Newman police said two tires on a vehicle in the 400 block of Sumac Lane were slashed in a vandalism incident reported Jan. 5. The damage was estimated at $400.

Theft

Police said a package containing items valued at just under $68 was reported stolen Jan. 9 after having been delivered to the door of an apartment in the 700 block of Driskell Avenue.

Arrests

The following were among arrests reported by Newman police from Jan. 4-11. The arrest report includes incidents in which an individual was released on citation as well as cases in which a suspect was booked.

Irving E. Corral Almodovar, 31, of Gustine, was arrested Jan. 4 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Ruben C. Ortega, 34, of Newman, was arrested Jan. 8 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Vivian N. Esparza, 33, of Turlock, was arrested twice Jan. 9 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Candice V. Andrews, 39, of Newman, was arrested Jan. 10 on a misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended license.

Jose A. Esparza, 40, of Newman, was arrested Jan. 11 on misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance and driving without a license.

Activity report

Newman police received 85 calls for service, reported 62 officer-initiated incidents, handled 20 cases, made seven arrests, wrote 10 traffic citations and issued one parking ticket from Jan. 4-11, according to the department’s activity report.

GUSTINE POLICE

Arrests

The following arrests were reported by Gustine police from Jan. 5-11. The arrest report includes incidents in which an individual was released on citation as well as cases in which a suspect was booked.

A 51-year-old Gustine male was arrested Jan. 8 on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge.

David J. Mattie, 28, of Gustine, was arrested Jan. 10 on a misdemeanor DUI charge.

Activity report

Gustine police received 31 calls for service, reported 67 officer-initiated incidents, handled six cases, made two arrests and issued eight traffic citations from Jan. 5-11, 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.