The following cases were handled by Riverbank Police Services and are some of the incidents that they had to deal with during the past week.
Riverbank Police Services were dispatched to the Home Depot regarding a suspicious vehicle driving around the parking lot early Monday morning around 2:20 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle and contacted the driver, a 23-year-old man, who they said displayed signs of being intoxicated. After the field sobriety test, the man provided two breath samples of .21 percent BAC (blood alcohol concentration). He was transported and booked into the jail.
On Sunday, Aug. 9 in the evening, deputies were dispatched to a vehicle collision at Oakdale and Morrill Roads. A 21-year-old man was contacted near a black Honda civic with front end damage. He had the keys to the vehicle and admitted to being the driver at the time of the collision. He admitted to smoking ‘weed’ a few hours prior. Following a field sobriety test, the man was determined to be unsafe to drive due to his level of impairment, and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of drugs. He was later booked at the Sheriff’s Detention Center for driving under the influence of drugs.
Deputies responded to an incident regarding a male who was found in a car unresponsive on Saturday night at 12:19 a.m. on Atchison Street. Deputies located a man identified as Maxwell Dillwood, 25, sitting in the driver’s seat of his car unresponsive and barely breathing. A deputy administered Narcan to Dillwood, seeing he was possibly overdosing. The Narcan worked and the man woke up, and an ambulance was requested. Dillwood was transported to a local hospital for medical attention. A firearm was located concealed under the vehicle seat and was determined to be registered to Dillwood. He was later arrested for possession of a concealed firearm.
On Friday evening around 7 p.m., deputies responded to an incident regarding a female who was passed out on the sidewalk with a bottle of alcohol near her on Patterson Road. Deputies contacted the 54-year-old who was lying on the sidewalk. She showed signs of intoxication and was unable to care for herself. She was arrested and booked into the Sheriff’s Detention center for public intoxication.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired registration on Friday at 12:36 a.m. The driver, a 21-year-old man, displayed signs of being intoxicated. He provided a breath sample of .10 percent BAC. He was arrested for driving under the influence.
Last week on Tuesday, Aug. 4 deputies observed Jose Valdez, 39, riding his bicycle in the area and they had prior knowledge that he was wanted for felony domestic violence. Valdez was detained and the warrant was confirmed. After the warrant was confirmed, Valdez was transported and booked in jail without incident.
Also on Tuesday at 1:47 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 6400 block of Eighth Street for a dispute. Authorities said a 39-year-old man came out of the residence after a verbal altercation was heard from inside. He had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his person, staggered gait, and slurred speech. Only a verbal altercation was reported after contacting both parties. Rodriguez began to walk away down the street from deputies. He was found to be unable to care for himself in a public place due to his level of intoxication. Rodriguez was arrested and transported to the jail.