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Date and Time of Release: 15 March 2010

Date and Time of Incident: 14 March 2010, at approx. 1:28 pm

Subject: Drug Arrest Armed Parolee
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14 March 2010, at approx. 1:28 pm, a clerk from a gas station called the police department and reported that two females had been inside their restroom for over 20 minutes. After they exited the restroom, the clerk entered the restroom and noticed it smelled of chemicals and located a pipe commonly used for smoking methamphetamine on the bathroom counter.

An Officer arrived to contact the two females, who were now with a male subject, at a business located at the intersection of Greenley Rd. and Mono Way. The subjects were identified as Renee Carranza 39 of Denair; Justin Mann, 27 of Riverbank; Dana Arnett, 46 of Riverbank.

While the officer was speaking with the subjects, Mann took off running west across Greenley Rd. As Mann ran by Big O Tires, he tossed a loaded .22 caliber pistol on the roof. After several minutes, Mann was finally taken into custody with the assistance of an off duty Tuolumne County Deputy. Mann is currently on parole for armed robbery.

All three subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the Tuolumne County Jail. At the jail, both Carranza and Arnett we searched more in depth. Carranza had 1.2 grams of methamphetamine concealed in a body cavity and Arnett had 8.5 grams of methamphetamine concealed near a body cavity, along with a smoking pipe.

Mann was booked for;
• Convicted felon in possession of a firearm
• Convicted felon in possession of ammunition
• Violation of parole
• Being under the influence of a controlled substance
• Resisting arrest

Carranza was booked for;
• Possession of a controlled substance
• Possession of a controlled substance in a jail
• Possession of drug paraphernalia
• Driving under the influence of a controlled substance
• Driving on a suspended license
• Possession of marijuana inside a vehicle

Arnett was booked for;
• Possession of a controlled substance
• Possession of a controlled substance in a jail
• Possession of drug paraphernalia
• Being under the influence of a controlled substance