Assault and Threats Equal Arrests
Ripon Ca. – Ripon officers arrested two local residents on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon after a fight in the 100 block of N. Locust Ave turned violent. Officers initially responded to a residence regarding a fight in progress. Upon arrival officers learned a female suspect allegedly struck a male in the back with a fence board. The female reportedly threatened a victim in this case. Lisa Marie Triplett (43) of Ripon, was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on charges of battery with serious bodily injury, and threats with intent to terrorize. A second suspect, fled the scene prior to the officers’ arrival.
On Wednesday afternoon, officers responded to the same residence in the 100 block of N. Locust Ave regarding additional threats being made to a witness in this case. The suspect was identified and officers learned he was wanted on multiple outstanding warrants. After an extensive search of the area, Officers Mike Perry and Kenny Steele found the suspect hiding in a back yard shed. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. Kenneth Raymond Franklin Triplett (26) of Ripon, was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on charges of threats with intent to terrorize, resisting arrest, and on outstanding arrest warrants.
Ripon Police Department spokesperson, First Sergeant Steve Merchant said his department received multiple inquiries about police activity near the downtown area today. Merchant said even though this arrest was without incident, his department believes in keeping the public informed of police activity in their city.
P.I.O. – First – Sgt. Steve Merchant
Ripon Police Department
259 N. Wilma Ave.
Ripon, CA 95336