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POSTED April 26, 2013 9:05 p.m.

WILD DOG KILLED BY DEPUTIES: FRENCH CAMP - One of the dogs which may have killed dozens of goats at a French Camp livestock auction yard recently was killed Friday.

Workers at a Dollar Tree distribution facility in the area of Runway Drive and Aviation Drive reported seeing the dog to authorities Friday morning, said Deputy Les Garcia with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies have been looking for the pack of wild dogs this week and had searched for them for two hours already Friday, Garcia said.

He said deputies tried to tranquilize the dog but were unsuccessful.

Concerned for the safety of those who work and live in the area, a deputy shot and killed the dog, Garcia said.

Animal Control Services removed it.

 

ARREST MADE IN CERES SHOOTING: CERES  - A San Jose man suspected of shooting a woman in the leg at her Ceres apartment complex on April 16, was arrested on Thursday.

Ceres Police spokeswoman Carissa Higginbotham said the suspected shooter, Isaac Lanford, 33, of San Jose was arrested in Santa Clara County where he will face local charges prior to be transported to Stanislaus County on the warrant for the Ceres shooting.

Lanford and an unidentified woman were both sought after officers responded to a report of a shooting at the apartment complex on the 1600 block of Evans Rd. Upon arrival, officers found a 33-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The woman told officers she was in an enclosed yard in the complex when someone fired three shots, one of which hit her in the leg, said Detective Derek Perry.

The woman was then transported to a nearby hospital where she was treated for a non-life threatening injury.

The woman with whom Lanford was seen was not located. Anyone with information about this incident, the identity of the woman, or any other information regarding this case was encouraged to call Detective Derek Perry (209) 538-5730.

GUN MAN STEALS YUM YUM LION: STOCKTON  - Call it an armed robbery or a kidnapping, but a man with a truck and a gun took the Yum Yum Donuts Yum Yum lion at 5 a.m. Thursday.

The robot/lion is a metal sculpture that serves as a landmark and mascot for the Stockton business.

The manager at Yum Yum Donuts on Wilson Way said his employee and a customer tried to stop the man from stealing the metal lion statute, but the robber pointed a gun at them.

Herrera said he paid a San Diego sculptor $1,500 for the two robots. They're just made of scrap metal, but they're pretty special to Yum Yum customers.

This isn't the first time thieves have been more interested in what's outside of the store than what's inside the registers. A surveillance camera near the robots was stolen last week.

 

 

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