Handling a variety of calls during the past week, deputies with the Riverbank Police Services responded to incidents ranging from a subject drunk in public, to a burglary, and a high speed pursuit.
On Saturday, April 23 at 3:30 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle for driving more than 90 miles per hour near Claribel and Oakdale roads. The driver, a 22-year-old man, was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DUI.
On Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m., deputies received a report of a subject shooting a gun in the 3400 block of Santa Fe Street. Deputies located a subject with a BB gun. He was cited for shooting an air rifle within the city.
Deputies located a 55-year-old woman passed out in the bushes in front of a business on Friday at 11:50 a.m.; she was determined to be drunk in public and was arrested for public intoxication.
On Thursday, April 21 at 4:20 p.m., deputies investigated a minor injury accident involving a vehicle versus pedestrian near Oakdale and Patterson roads. The pedestrian was struck at low speed while they were crossing in the crosswalk. The injuries were a complaint of pain.
On Wednesday, April 20 at 8 p.m., a traffic deputy attempted to stop a vehicle near Eighth Street and Townsend Avenue. The vehicle fled and a pursuit ensued. Deputies cancelled the pursuit as the vehicle started to drive recklessly at high speeds. The Sheriff’s Department helicopter followed the vehicle to an address in Empire where the driver, a 24-year-old man, was arrested for reckless evading, probation violation, and driving without a license.
On Tuesday, April 19 at 8:28 p.m., deputies observed a white truck driving on the wrong side of the road on Kentucky Avenue. A traffic stop revealed that the 39-year-old driver was in possession of a methamphetamine pipe. He also had a suspended license. After conducting field sobriety tests, it was determined he was not under the influence. He was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license. His vehicle was also towed.
On Monday, April 18 at 12:22 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a disturbance in the 2700 block of Briarcliff Drive. Upon arrival, they contacted a 46-year-old who was intoxicated in public. She was taken into custody and transported to the county jail.
Deputies were dispatched to the 3100 block of Sierra Street on a report of someone who had made entry into a vacant residence on Monday at 9:28 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies surrounded the residence and ordered the subject out of the residence but to no avail. A search of the residence revealed a suspect, a 32-year-old woman, hiding on the second floor. She was taken into custody and arrested for burglary and several outstanding warrants.