TURLOCK POLICE SEARCH FOR BANK ROBBER
A man with a note robbed the Bank of America at 501 E. Main St. in Turlock at 10:43 a.m. Monday. Detective Douglas Ravaglioli said the suspect handed the teller a note, did not brandish a weapon and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. He described the suspect as black, 25 to 30 years old, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, and wearing a green Nike baseball cap, a navy blue hooded sweat shirt and jeans. Anyone with any information should call police at 668-1200.
TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO STOLEN TOOLS
A traffic stop Sunday night led Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies to discover several thousand dollars' worth of stolen tools, officials reported. Deputies arrested one man but are searching for a second, whom they released before realizing the tools were stolen, sheriff's spokesman Royjindar Singh said. Deputy Jessica Cabrera stopped a white Chevrolet pickup about 11:20 p.m. near Yosemite Boulevard and Daly Avenue, reports said. She saw the truck's passenger dumping a bag out his window. Deputies determined the bag was full of methamphetamine and arrested Shane Vaughn, 23, of Modesto on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance. Cabrera noticed tools and equipment in the truck bed and asked the driver, Edward Webb Sr., 42, of Modesto about them. Webb told her a friend had given the equipment to him for scrap metal, Singh said. Cabrera noticed that many of the tools appeared to be nearly new; she seized the items because Webb was not able to provide a convincing explanation about where he got them. Webb had been driving on a suspended license, so Cabrera gave him a citation and informed him that his truck would be towed; he was released. Before the tow truck arrived, deputies collected the tools from the truck and noticed a business name on many of them. They called the business and learned the tools had been in a trailer reported stolen from a work site at Seventh Street and Tuolumne Boulevard earlier Sunday. Deputies are looking for the trailer and for Webb, who would be arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property, Singh said.
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MODESTAN CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS
A Modesto man has been charged with multiple sex crimes with minors. Donald Jesse Boswell, 58, was arrested last week by Ceres police. He was booked at the Stanislaus County Jail on multiple counts of oral copulation, sodomy and sexual acts with minors under age 14, as well as charges of repeated sex acts with a minor(s) with whom he had repeated access. Boswell's bail was set at $75,000.
3 UOP STUDENTS MAKE RAPE CLAIMS
Three University of the Pacific women reported having been raped by the same man, a fellow student whom they considered a friend, officials reported. The campus police turned over the incidents to the Stockton Police Department, which is investigating the allegations. The three students realized, through conversations with each other, that their 24-year-old friend had assaulted each of them, university spokesman Patrick Giblin said. The reported victims, a 19-year-old and two 18-year-olds, went to campus police Sunday evening to explain what happened. One of the incidents happened on campus; two were recent and one was "fairly delayed," said officer Pete Smith, spokesman for the Stockton Police Department. Investigators ask anyone with information about these or related incidents to call the Stockton Police Department at 937-8377.
WOMAN SOUGHT BY SONORA POLICE
Sonora police are looking for Christina Roseann Yeadon, 30, in connection with a felony warrant related to burglary, forgery and being under the influence of a controlled substance. Yeadon has blond hair and green eyes, is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. If you see Yeadon or have information about where she is, call police at 532-8141.