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Man who shot at Ripon police station sentenced

STOCKTON — The man charged with firing three shots into the Ripon Police Department after a wild chase in December could be released today.

San Joaquin County judge Judge Terrence Van Oss sentenced Jason Walraven, 36, to 365 days in jail, but because of time served Walraven could be released today, his attorney said.

Walraven pleaded guilty earlier this month with four felonies and five misdemeanors in the Dec. 2 shooting, which police said started when Walraven fired about 25 shots into his home and eight in his front yard on Rose Court in Ripon and then got into his Hyundai and fled. He lost control and crashed into the North Wilma Avenue-Canal Boulevard roundabout, ran to the nearby police station and fired into the lobby.

There, he dropped his weapons and police used a Taser gun to stun him before arresting him. Nobody was injured in the shooting.

He has been held in San Joaquin County Jail on $1 million bail since shortly after his arrest.

For the complete story, see Tuesday’s Bee and