Crime

Modesto man imprisoned for assault on sheriff's deputy

Fidel Raul Topete, 35, of Modesto was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of assault likely to produce great bodily injury and assault on a peace officer likely to produce great bodily injury.

According to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's office, Topete and his associates assaulted an ice cream vendor and his friends on July 21 in Modesto.

While in the county jail on Sept. 22, Topete attacked another inmate and turned on a deputy, assaulting him as well.

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