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Busy Week Sees Multiple Arrests By Officers
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From domestic disputes to felony warrants, Escalon Police made several arrests over the course of the past week. Several of those arrested were booked at San Joaquin County Jail in connection with the incidents.

On Sunday, Feb. 23, police responded to a call of a disturbance in the 1400 block of Brayton at about 5:40 p.m. Upon arrival, the police discovered one of the subjects involved had felony warrants out for his arrest. Steven Ferreira, 47, of San Jose was taken into custody on a Santa Clara County sheriff’s department warrant for possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia and petty theft, along with an Escalon warrant for possession of more than an ounce of marijuana. He was booked on the no bail warrants at county jail.

An early morning call on Saturday, Feb. 22 saw the arrest of a 28-year-old Escalon man. Police received a call regarding a subject refusing to leave the area of the Valley Inn on Main Street, even though the establishment was closed. Officers responded and found the man to be intoxicated, so they took him into custody for public intoxication and booked him at county jail.

Two separate calls on Friday, Feb. 21 resulted in arrests. The first, at 11:40 a.m., reported some type of dispute occurring in the 1400 block of San Joaquin Street. Officers investigated and arrested two people in the case, each booked at county jail on suspicion of inflicting corporal injury on spouse or co-habitant. Arrested were Brett Deegan, 41, of Escalon and Rajah Wisniewski, 32, of Escalon.

Shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, police served a warrant in the 1600 block of Pioneer and took Wesley Townzen, 19, of Escalon into custody on a no bail failure to appear warrant, failing to turn himself in at the jail on an assault with a deadly weapon charge previously. He was booked.

Finally, an afternoon incident on Wednesday, Feb. 19 occurred in the 1600 block of Mitchell, with police receiving a report of a man and woman fighting in the area. Following an investigation, police arrested David Lewis, 44, of Escalon on suspicion of criminal threats, brandishing a deadly weapon not a firearm and possession of paraphernalia. He was booked at county jail following his arrest shortly after 5 p.m.