Stanislaus County Auto Theft Suspects (7-20-13)

July 19, 2013 

Eight people were arrested on suspicion of auto theft in Stanislaus County from July 13 through Wednesday.

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SUSPECT: Ronny Soares, 40, Newman

DATE ARRESTED: July 13

ARRESTING AGENCY: Newman Police Department

CHARGES: Auto theft, receiving stolen property

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SUSPECT: Tony Arreola, 34, Ceres

DATE ARRESTED: Monday

ARRESTING AGENCY: Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force

CHARGES: Auto theft, owning/operating a chop shop, theft or extortion involving a motor vehicle or trailer, auto theft with prior arrests

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SUSPECT: Walter Harris Jr., 48, Modesto

DATE ARRESTED: Tuesday

ARRESTING AGENCY: StanCATT

CHARGES: Auto theft, theft or extortion involving a motor vehicle or trailer, possession of non-narcotic controlled substance, under the influence of a controlled substance

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SUSPECT: Shannon Hodges, 42, Modesto

DATE ARRESTED: Tuesday

ARRESTING AGENCY: California Highway Patrol

CHARGES: Auto theft, assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer/firefighter, attempted receipt of stolen property, vandalism, delaying/obstruction a police officer in performance of duties

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SUSPECT: Manuel Garcia, 27, Modesto

DATE ARRESTED: Wednesday

ARRESTING AGENCY: Modesto Police Department

CHARGES: Auto theft, attempted receipt of stolen property, vandalism, obstruction/resisting a public officer, hit and run, reckless driving

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SUSPECT: David Menchaca, 37, Ceres

DATE ARRESTED: Wednesday

ARRESTING AGENCY: MPD

CHARGES: Auto theft

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SUSPECT: William Sweetwater, 30, Turlock

DATE ARRESTED: Wednesday

ARRESTING AGENCY: Turlock Police Department

CHARGES: Auto theft, second-degree burglary

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SUSPECT: Robert Thomas, 51, Modesto

DATE ARRESTED: Wednesday

ARRESTING AGENCY: StanCATT

CHARGES: Auto theft

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