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UPDATE: Man identified in officer-involved shooting in Stockton

STOCKTON, CA - Members of the San Joaquin County Gang Task Force shot and killed a man in a stolen vehicle Saturday night after he allegedly tried to hit officers with the vehicle he was driving.

San Joaquin County sheriff's Deputy Les Garcia said at 9 p.m., task force officers conducted a traffic stop on the 200 block of S. Adelbert Avenue on a vehicle matching the description from an armed robbery that occurred the day before on the 100 block of S. Cardinal Avenue.  

In that crime, the alleged robbers suspects fled with an undisclosed amount of cash in a silver Mercedes sedan with paper license plates. The Mercedes was reported stolen out of Roseville on Nov. 5, 2012, Garcia said.

Stockton Police: 61-year-old woman stabbed while negotiating 'sexual transaction'

Stockton Police: 61-year-old woman stabbed while negotiating 'sexual transaction'

STOCKTON, Calif. - A 61-year-old woman was stabbed while negotiating a price for a sexual encounter in Stockton Sunday night, say police.

Stockton police reports stated the woman met with a man named Christopher on the 600 block of S. Aurora Ave. around 6:30 p.m. The two agreed to a sexual encounter, but when the woman asked to see Christopher's money, he cut her and fled on foot.

Christopher was described as a white man, approximately 30 years old, 5'6" tall, weighing 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing all dark clothing.

Anyone with information on the incident or the man's whereabouts was asked to contact Stockton police.

Robbers steal Stockton man's prosthetic leg

STOCKTON, CA - A man's prosthetic leg was stolen during a robbery in downtown Stockton Thursday morning.

The 49-year-old man was walking to Walgreens around 10 a.m., near the area of Madison and Park streets, when he was approached by two suspects, Stockton police said.

The suspects demanded money from the man, but he told them he didn't have any. The suspects then kicked and punched the man; they then stole the man's prosthetic leg and cell phone, police said.

The man told police that the suspects laughed and then ran away from the scene.

One suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s, 6' to 6'2" tall with a shaved head and a goatee; the second suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s, 5'2" to 5'5" tall with a thin build.

Anyone with information is urged to call Stockton police.

Stockton man arrested after fatal shooting of friend

STOCKTON, Calif. - A 21-year-old man died at a Stockton hospital overnight after being shot at a home on the 5400 block of Holiday Drive.

According to Officer Joe Silva with the Stockton Police Department, Alexander Centano and his friend, Andrew Torres, 19, the alleged shooter, were both at the residence when the shooting occurred around 11:53 p.m.

Centeno's friends drove him to an area Kaiser hospital where he later died, said Silva.

The friends gave police a description of the alleged shooter which police were able to use to locate and arrest Torres, according to Silva. A firearm was also recovered.

The investigation indicates Centeno was shot in what was described as "negligent discharge of a firearm," Silva said.

Torres was booked into San Joaquin County Jail on a murder charge, Silva said.

The victim and suspect are both from Stockton.

Police: Brother, sister robbed by armed cyclist in Stockton drive-thru

Police: Brother, sister robbed by armed cyclist in Stockton drive-thru

STOCKTON, Calif. - A brother and sister waiting in line to get their food were robbed by an armed cyclist around 8:10 p.m. Sunday night.

According to Stockton Police Dept. reports, the 17-year-old girl and her 15-year-old brother were in the drive-thru at the Church's Chicken on the 100 block of E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. when a man on a bicycle rode up to their car, said "give me your wallet or whatever money you have," pointed a semi-automatic handgun at the girl and demanded her cell phone.

The siblings complied and the man rode away with a wallet and cell phone through the parking lot before heading northbound on Hunter St., said police.

The suspected robber was described as a black man in his late 20s to early 30s, with mid-length corn rows. He was last seen wearing a zip-up hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and was riding a "beat-up" black bike.

Driver, 13, passenger 15, crash, die in CHP pursuit

STOCKTON, Calif. - A 13-year-old driver and his 15-year-old passenger were killed after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase Saturday morning.

Zepeda's mother, Eleatha Bennett, says her son was a freshman at Stagg High in Stockton and never got into any trouble.
"He was a very loving kid, honest," Bennett explains. "He was just in the wrong place at the wrong time."

CHP reports officers spotted a Honda Accord around 1:45 a.m. near the area of Thornton Rd. and Lucile Rd. driving at a high rate of speed and making unsafe passes.

Officers attempted to pull over the 13-year-old drier, but the boy instead fled and led officers on a high-speed pursuit, according to the CHP.

Stockton Jack in the Box robbed by drive-thru burglar

STOCKTON, Calif. - A Stockton Jack in the Box restaurant on the 6000 block of Pacific Avenue fell victim to a drive-thru customer who wanted more than a meal on Wednesday.

Stockton Police Department reports indicated a man in his early 20s reached his hand through the opening, preventing the the drive-thru window from closing.  He then climbed through the open window and took an undisclosed amount of money from the restaurant before fleeing on foot.

A Jack in the Box employee described the alleged burglar as a black man, wearing a black hat, black shirt, blue jeans and a white belt.