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Parole Violators, Warrants Keep RPS Deputies Busy

Riverbank Police Services continue to patrol the streets of Riverbank to keep the community safe. This past week deputies dealt with parole violations, warrants and trespassing.

On Monday, Sept. 14 deputies observed Joseph Boatman, 29, driving his vehicle and knew he did not have a license and was on supervised probation. A traffic enforcement was conducted and Boatman was detained. Probation authorized a hold on Boatman after he failed to report to their office.

Deputies located Michael Anthony Powers, 24, on the 2700 block of Briarcliff Drive on Friday, Sept. 11. Powers was known to have a confirmed felony warrant for California Penal Code 245 PC which is assault with a deadly weapon. He was taken into custody without incident.

Later on Friday evening deputies responded to a vacant residence where someone was trespassing on the property on the 2800 block of Ward Avenue. Upon arrival deputies contacted a 36-year-old inside the residence. The subject was arrested for trespassing after the property owner signed the complaint.

On Thursday, Sept. 10 deputies responded to the 5900 block of Newbrook Drive due to a family dispute. While there they received another emergency call in the city. Deputies discovered that a 35-year-old man made the false report to lure deputies away from the original scene. He was arrested for reporting the false emergency.

Deputies received information from parole that Dominic Serrano was wanted on a parole hold. Serrano was located in an alley on the 3500 block of Stanislaus Street on Wednesday, Sept. 9. He was taken into custody for the parole violation.