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Fires, Warrants, Vandalism Cases For Riverbank Police
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Riverbank Police Services deputies dealt with felony vandalism, resisting arrest, warrants, and vehicle code violations this past week in the City of Action.

On Sunday afternoon, Sept. 27 deputies responded to a residence on the 3900 block of Kansas Avenue after Anthony Chaidez, 33, intentionally crashed his car into his ex-girlfriend’s parked vehicle. Chaidez was arrested for the felony vandalism.

Deputies were dispatched to the area of Oakdale Road on Saturday, Sept. 26 regarding a “be on the lookout” for a vehicle driving over 70 mph recklessly and in the wrong lane of traffic. Deputies located the vehicle in a business parking lot and contacted the driver, a 44-year-old man, who they determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

On Friday, Sept. 25 deputies went to a residence on Patterson Road to serve an arrest warrant on a 28-year-old female. When they contacted her, a small struggle ensued as she tried to pull away from deputies. She was arrested and booked without further incident.

Also on Friday, Riverbank deputies went to the 3700 block of Patterson Road to conduct a felony warrant service. Alexander Chavez was contacted and arrested for the outstanding warrant.

Early Friday morning about 7 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a report of an injury collision between a vehicle and bicyclist on Oakdale Road near Morrill Road. The bicyclist sustained minor injuries and was ultimately transported to the hospital for treatment. The driver was contacted and found to be at fault for the collision.

Deputies later in the day stopped Nicholas Moran, 26, for a vehicle code violation. During the stop Moran walked away from the vehicle discarding a baggie of illegal drugs. Deputies stopped Moran and took him into custody for the drugs and an outstanding felony warrant he had for his arrest.

Deputies stopped a 32-year-old man on Thursday, Sept. 24 as they had information that he had a suspended driver’s license. The man was cited for driving on a suspended driver’s license and his vehicle was towed as there was no licensed driver in the vehicle.

On Wednesday, Sept. 23 at about 9:45 a.m., deputies observed a motorcycle on fire on High Street at First Street in Riverbank. They stopped and with the assistance of a citizen and the fire department they extinguished the fire. Witnesses indicated the rider of the motorcycle was seen walking away prior to the fire. An arson investigator was called to the scene to determine the origin and cause of the fire. There were no injuries reported and the owner of the motorcycle was not immediately located.