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Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting Terminated, Charges Filed

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Police investigate a fatal officer involved shooting on Woodland Avenue that claimed the life of Trevor Seever

MODESTO – Joseph Lamantia, who was involved in a fatal shooting that claimed the life of Trevor Seever on December 29th, was terminated from the Modesto Police Department and charged Thursday morning.

In a press release issued by the department, officials say that an administrative investigation determined Lamantia’s actions were in violation of department policies, procedures and training. The two and a half month investigation was presented to a department review board for use of force, which recommended the termination of Lamantia’s employment with the city.

“The actions of Officer Joseph Lamantia on December 29th, 2020 did not meet the high standards our community, our department, and I demand of our officers,” said Interim Police Chief Gillespie in the release. “The death of Trevor Seever is a tragedy for his family, friends and our community.”

The interim chief also stated that officers in the department work hard to build and maintain positive relationships, and understands that the incident has set the department back.

“Our department is dedicated to serving the public and committed to rebuilding any trust we have lost,” he added.

Lamantia was expected in Stanislaus County Superior Court Thursday afternoon, according to court records. A charge of 192(a) voluntary manslaughter was listed in court records. Jail records show him in custody Thursday afternoon on the charge with a bail set at $100,000. His next court date is scheduled for June.

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Bomb Squad Called to Mobile Home Park

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STANISLAUS COUNTY – The Stanislaus County Sheriff Bomb Squad responded to a mobile home park Wednesday afternoon for a report of a suspicious package.

The incident happened on the 8000 block of Jantzen Road. Sheriff deputies responded and temporarily closed off access to the park and evacuated neighboring homes.

The Sheriff Bomb Squad later determined the package to be a box of magnets wrapped in leather. The box was delivered to the residence, however no one had ordered it, according to authorities at the scene.

By 3:15pm, access to the park was re-opened to residents.

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Shooting Victim Expected to Survive

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HUGHSON – Authorities investigated a shooting that injured a 27 year old man Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened shortly before 1:00pm at a mobile home park on Nunes Road, just outside of Keyes. Early reports indicated an argument between a man and a woman had taken place. The report also indicated that the man was trying to enter the woman’s home and she was being attacked.

Deputies found the man in the driveway of the residence suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital for treatment and was expected to survive.

The involved woman received minor injuries. Authorities do not believe she is the shooter in the case.

Crime scene technicians and investigators responded to examine the scene and gather evidence, however no suspect identity was available Monday afternoon.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Esquivez at (209) 567-4466 or Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

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Authorities Capture Amber Alert Suspect Wanted for Murder

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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY – Authorities on Saturday announced the capture of D Angelo Webb after acting on a tip.

Webb was arrested after five hours of negotiation with the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. A community tip was credited in helping locate Webb on Ambrose Avenue in the city of Bay Point.

Residents in the home where Webb was found were evacuated, while authorities negotiated for his surrender.

Webb was wanted for the murder of 24 year old Brandi Hornsby and attempted murder of her mother. Authorities allege that Webb stabbed Hornsby’s mother on the 3900 block of East Fremont Street in Stockton. Hornsby was found deceased in the home.

An Amber Alert was issued the night of the attack for six week old Ggiana Webb. The child was located safe with a relative within a couple hours the same night.

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