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Manteca Police Department briefs
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• SEXUAL ASSAULT: On Oct. 13, Manteca Patrol Officers were dispatched to a business in the 200 block of Oak Street in regard to a physical domestic dispute. Officers Beermann and Espinosa responded, and met with the reporting party, who identified herself as the girlfriend of the suspect, Timothy Valentine. The reporting party reported she observed Valentine involved in a sexual act with a 17-year-old female, and when she confronted him, he physically assaulted her. She then immediately telephoned the Police Department. Officer Beermann located Valentine in a back room. The 17-year-old female was also in the room, partially clothed, and attempting to get dressed. Officer Beermann escorted Valentine outside. After the investigation, Valentine was subsequently arrested and transported to the Police Department. Valentine was later booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on suspicion of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse, Child Annoying and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.

: On Oct. 13, the Gang Suppression Unit conducted a probation search at a home in the 1200 block of Todd Street. During the search, Gang Detectives located 4.8 grams of methamphetamine, 4.2 grams of cocaine and a loaded, stolen 9mm handgun. Tony Diaz of Manteca was arrested on charges for the drugs and stolen firearm and subsequently booked into the County Jail.

• JUVENILE ACCIDENT: On Oct. 16, Officers responded to an apartment at 1820 Pennebaker Way, in regard to a 5-year-old female juvenile who had fallen from a second-story window. The child had been jumping on a bed, and after ignoring instructions to stop, fell through the screen of the open window and into the planter below. The child was air lifted to UC Davis Medical Center, where it appears she suffered only minor injuries.

• STABBING: On Oct. 17, Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of West Center Street regarding a stabbing. Upon arrival, it was determined to be an altercation between a father and his adult son. The father had four stab wounds and was transported to San Joaquin General Hospital. Based on the statements and evidence at the scene, it appeared to be a case of self-defense, and no arrests have been made at this time.