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Murder


Posted Date: 3/2/2017

Modesto Police

Modesto Police Detectives are looking for information from the community. On August 19, 2016 at approximately 2 am, Mark Esparza (pictured here) was being chased in the area of Mt. Vernon and Prescott Road in Modesto, by another vehicle which shot at him causing Esparza to crash into a tree. Esparza was killed by the collision and the suspect vehicle fled the area. Detectives have identified a possible suspect vehicle but are looking for any additional witnesses who may have seen the chase and subsequent shooting.

 

 

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Bounmy Sidouang
In April of 2017, Ceres Police Detectives began investigating a case of child molestation. During their investigation, they discovered that the suspect, identified as Bounmy Jeff Sidouang 45 Yrs. of Modesto, was sending inappropriate text messages to a 14 yr old female. The texting lead to an inappropriate relationship that lasted approximately six months when it was discovered by a family member. Bounmy Sidouang has avoided investigators and it is possible he may have fled the area. He was last known to drive a black Honda or Acura style vehicle with out of states plates. Bounmy Sidouang has a violent criminal history and should not be approached. If you have information on the whereabouts of Bounmy Jeff Sidouang, please contact Detective Julio Amador at (209) 538-5729 or (209) 652-0340 or your local law enforcement agency.

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Ceres Police Department

Sex Offenses

Robert Piatt
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Detectives are looking to locate this individual. Robert Shane Piatt, 58 years old, has warrants for continuous sexual abuse of children under the age of 14 years old and under the age of 10 years old. Piatt was last seen driving a 70's model Dodge Executive Motor Home, white with green trim, like the one pictured. Piatt is known to frequent the Keyes, Modesto and Oakdale area.