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NEWMAN POLICE

Robbery

Police said a male high school waiting at Main and Yolo to catch a bus was confronted by two male juveniles on Aug. 12. One of the juveniles struck the victim several times, police reported. During the course of the incident, the victim’s cell phone fell out of his pocket. Police said the two suspects fled with the cell phone.

Vandalism

Newman police said a flat screen television and desktop computer were damaged in a vandalism incident in the 1200 block of Cattail Court which was reported Aug. 23. The damage was estimated at $1,850.

Larceny

Police said two five-gallon gas cans containing diesel and ethanol fuel were reported stolen Aug. 19 from the yard in Yancey Home Center. Entry was gained by cutting a lock. No loss estimate was available.

Arrests

The following were among arrests reported by Newman police from Aug. 19-25. The arrest report includes incidents in which an individual was released on citation as well as cases in which a suspect was booked.

Christina I. Diaz, 46, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 19 on a felony bench warrant out of Stanislaus County Superior Court.

Royce A. Kuersten, 24, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 19 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Nathan Powell, 35, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 20 on misdemeanor charges of possession of an open alcohol container on off-sale premises and obstructing a police officer.

Margaret Save, 19, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 20 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Jesus M. Sodia Jr., 35, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 20 on a felony charge of failing to register/address change.

Elaine Astesano Zuniga, 54, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 21 on a felony charge of threatening with the intent to terrorize.

Lourdes Marinoliva, 30, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 21 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Blake D. Saenz, 31, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 21 on a misdemeanor charge of obstructing an officer and a felony charge of violating probation.

Moises Diaz Rosas, 53, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 22 on felony charges of threatening with the intent to terrorize and battery with serious injury, as well as misdemeanor charges of exhibiting a deadly weapon other than a firearm and willful cruelty to a child.

Bobby D Hayworth, 54, of Stevinson, was arrested Aug. 24 on misdemeanor charges of drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Tracie L. Burkett, 44, of Stevinson, was arrested Aug. 24 on misdemeanor charges of drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Antonio Bega Cuevas, 49, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Jose D. DeLaCruz, 36, of Newman, was arrested Aug. 25 on a misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended or revoked license.

Activity report

Newman police received 74 calls for service, reported 103 officer-initiated incidents, handled 40 cases, made 14 arrests, wrote 14 traffic tickets and issued 39 parking tickets from Aug. 19-25, according to the department’s activity report.

GUSTINE POLICE

Arrests

The following arrests were reported by Gustine police from Aug. 20-27. The arrest report includes incidents in which an individual was released on citation as well as cases in which a suspect is booked.

Luis Cruz, 30, of Santa Nella, was arrested Aug. 23 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Jessica Balvanera, 28, of Gustine, was arrested Aug. 23 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Alejandra Bugarin, 19, of Gustine, was arrested Aug. 24 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Virginia Perreira, 30, of Gustine, was arrested Aug. 26 on a misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended license.

Johnathan Milo, 26, of Gustine, was arrested Aug. 27 on a charge of driving on a suspended license. The charge is a misdemeanor.

Activity report

Gustine police received 47 calls for service, reported 110 officer-initiated incidents (including 17 traffic stops), took 14 reports, made five arrests and wrote four parking tickets from Aug. 20-27, 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.