Category Archives: Press Releases

Ripon Police Department Press Releases

TRACKING SOFTWARE LOCATES SUSPECT

TRACKING SOFTWARE LOCATES SUSPECT: Ripon, CA – On 09-09-13, Officer Mario Ysit responded to the 1200 block of Seventh Street regarding a theft report.  The victim said someone stole an iPad Mini, a GPS device and personal items from his unlocked vehicle during the night.  The victim activated tracking software, embedded into the iPad Mini, […]

WANTED CARJACKING SUSPECT ARRESTED

CARJACKING SUSPECT ARRESTED: Ripon, CA – On 09-06-13, at approximately 2127 hours, Salvador Junior Moya (23) of Ripon was taken into custody without incident during a felony traffic stop in the 800 block of Oakdale Rd. in Modesto Ca. Moya was under surveillance by Ripon’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) for his alleged participation in a […]

POLICE LOCATE LOST RAFTERS

POLICE LOCATE LOST RAFTERS Ripon, CA – On 08-29-13, at 2044 hours, Ripon Police Department officers were dispatched to the StanislausRiver near Jack Tone Road in Ripon, regarding a lost rafting party. The rafters were reportedly exhausted, and lost in the dark on the river.  One of the rafters was an eight year old child.  […]

CITIZENS DONATE ELECTRIC SCOOTERS TO POLICE

CITIZENS DONATE ELECTRIC SCOOTERS TO POLICE Ripon Ca.: In July Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harris of Ripon, donated two electric scooters, and additional accessories to the police department.  The donation totaled approximately $3,000.   One of the scooters is already being utilized at the RiponHigh School.  School Resource Officer, Trevor McGinnis is using the electric […]

DOOR-TO-DOOR SALES TACTICS CAUSE CONCERN

DOOR-TO-DOOR SALES TACTICS CAUSE CONCERN Ripon, CA – The Ripon Police Department has recently received a number of telephone calls regarding door-to-door sales people asking residents about children living at their homes, in an attempt to sell books.  Rumors are being spread that these book sellers are somehow involved in the human trafficking of children. […]

Police Warn Residents To Be On The Lookout For Continued Criminal Scams

Police Warn Residents To Be On The Lookout For Continued Criminal Scams Ripon, CA – Recently, the Ripon Police Department has received increasing reports of various scams being targeted at local residents. These scams often ask for money, or personal information in one form or another. Some criminals pose as your credit card company; while […]

Ripon Man Wanted For Attempted Carjacking

Ripon Man Wanted For Attempted Carjacking On August 3, 2013, two men attempted to carjack a Honda in Ripon. A child was in the back seat at the time and the carjackers allegedly struck the child when he attempted to get out of the back seat. One of the suspects was taken into custody. The […]

RIPON COMMERCIAL BURGLARY SUSPECT ARRESTED

RIPON COMMERCIAL BURGLARY SUSPECT ARRESTED Ripon CA: On 08-20-13, at approximately 1008 hrs, the Ripon Police Department responded to Burns Truck and Trailer (1496 W. Santos Ave) regarding a commercial burglary. Upon arrival officers discovered unknown suspect/s/ had broken into several storage areas. The suspect/s/ stole truck parts worth approximately $11,000. The parts included aluminum […]

SCHOOL CHECKS A SUCCESS IN RIPON

SCHOOL CHECKS A SUCCESS IN RIPON Ripon CA: In January of 2013, the Ripon Police Department started a daily school visitation program, designed to promote positive interactions with officers, school staff, students and parents. Officers do not disrupt class time. When officers are available, the checks are done primarily during recess, so they can interact […]

KNIFE-WIELDING SUSPECT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT

KNIFE-WIELDING SUSPECT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT Ripon CA: On 08-20-13, at approximately 1229 hrs. The Ripon Police Department dispatch center received a 911 call from the foreman of a Union Pacific Railroad work crew. The caller said a suspect threatened him at knife point while he was working along the tracks in Ripon. The […]

  • Ripon Police Department

    259 N. Wilma Avenue
    Ripon, CA 95366

    9-1-1 Emergency
    (209) 599-5022 7-Digit Emergency
    (209) 599-2102 24/7 Non-Emergency
    599-RTIP - 24/7 Anonymous Tip Line
    (209) 599-4034 Fax