Photo: Erik Newman
The alleged violation of corporal injury to spouse or cohabitant is reported to have occurred on 06/14/2019 on the 4600 block of Visions Drive.
Turlock Police Department were notified of the incident on 06/15/2019. During their investigation they became interested in 53-year old Erik Newman as their suspect.
Officers’ attempts to communicate or contact Newman were unsuccessful but their investigation continued and on 06/20/2019 probably cause granted them an arrest warrant for Newman.
Newman was arrested in Stockton by Stockton Police and transferred into the custody of Turlock Police Officers. He was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail of which he has since bonded out.
Newman is Stockton’s fire chief and was set to retire on July 1. He was then to begin a position in San Francisco as Department of Emergency Management as its deputy director.
Photo from Turlock Police Department