NEWMAN POLICE

Vandalism

Police said a number of windows were broken at a business in the 1300 block of Highway 33 in an incident reported Nov. 6. The damage was estimated at $1,250.

Assault case

Newman police said an Orestimba High student reported being accosted by an individual who pulled a gun on him in an off-campus incident reported at lunchtime on Nov. 8. According to police reports, a vehicle pulled up next to the victim on Fig Lane near Ruth Avenue, an individual emerged and put a gun to the victim’s face and a fight between the two ensued.

The suspect picked up the gun, which had been slapped away by the victim, and fled, police said.

Vehicle theft

Newman police said a 1997 Nissan was reported stolen Nov. 10 from the Nob Hill Foods/Rite Aid parking lot. The vehicle had not been recovered as of Tuesday.

Larceny cases

Police said a ladder valued at $150 was reported stolen Nov. 6 from the back yard of a residence in the 1000 block of S Street. The theft reportedly occurred Oct. 31.

A license plate valued at $50 was reported stolen Nov. 8 from a trailer parked in the 1900 block of Upper Road.

Arrests

The following were among arrests reported by Newman police from Nov. 5-11. The arrest report includes incidents in which individuals were released on citation as well as cases in which a suspect was booked.

A 17-year-old Newman male was arrested Nov. 6 on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

Joseph M. Robinson, 39, of Newman, was arrested Nov. 7 on a misdemeanor charge of displaying false registration.

Soila C. Rodriguez, 31, of Newman, was arrested Nov. 9 on misdemeanor charges of drug possession and driving on a suspended or revoked license.

Gabriela Cruz, 19, of Newman, was arrested Nov. 10 for driving without a a license. The charge is a misdemeanor.

Nathan J. Bento, 25, of Newman, was arrested Nov. 10 on misdemeanor charges of drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jose M. Lua Granados, 40, of Newman, was arrested Nov. 10 on a misdemeanor charge of driving without a license.

Dorothy Goulet, 77, of Newman, was arrested Nov. 10 on a misdemeanor DUI charge.

Tobiahas Machado Silva, 19, of Newman, was arrested Nov. 11 on a misdemeanor DUI charge.

Mayra Minchaca Torres, 26, of Newman, was arrested Nov. 11 for misdemeanor drug possession.

Activity report

Newman police received 101 calls for service, reported 58 officer-initiated incidents, handled 36 cases, made 15 arrests, issued 18 traffic tickets and wrote five animal-related citations from Nov. 5-11, according to the department’s weekly activity report.

GUSTINE POLICE

Vandalism, theft

Gustine police said a vehicle was damaged and a cell phone taken in an incident which was reported Nov. 8 in the 100 block of Via Marsala.

According to police reports, the vehicle ignition was discovered damaged and the phone missing.

Authorities said the phone was subsequently recovered, and charges are being sought from juvenile probation against at 14-year-old male.

Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $200.

Vehicle stolen, recovered

Gustine police said a 2002 Ford pickup was reported stolen Nov. 8 from the 200 block of Via Palermo. The vehicle was located by the registered owner in the 1700 block of Fentem Road.

Vehicle theft

Gustine police said a 1990 Chevrolet pickup reported stolen Nov. 12 from the 200 block of West Avenue was later recovered on Linden Avenue. Textbooks and equipment valued at $370 were missing from the vehicle. A glove compartment door was broken, and the radio was taken from the vehicle, with that damage/loss estimated at $100.

Arrest

Gustine police said Thomas G. SanFilippo, 28, of Gustine, was arrested Nov. 9 on a felony warrant.

Activity report

Gustine police received 63 calls for service, reported 98 officer-initiated incidents (including five traffic stops), took 16 reports, made two arrests and issued four traffic citations from Nov. 6-13, 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.