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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department
Wednesday January 17th, 2018 :: 06:36 p.m. PST


Detectives Arrest Turlock Man in October 2017 Homicide Investigation

Turlock CA – On October 21, 2017, at about 9:15 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 200 Block of I Street for a deceased person found on the property. When deputies arrived, they found 59-year-old Rudy Yvanes of Turlock in the front yard of a residence. Yvanes had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his upper body, and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives responded and processed the crime scene and interviewed witnesses. During the investigation, detectives identified 44-year-old Thaddius Pace of Turlock as a suspect in the homicide.

This morning, detectives and the SWAT team served a search warrant at a residence in the 100 Block of G Street in Turlock, CA and Pace was taken into custody. He was booked into the Stanislaus County Jail for murder.

If anyone has any additional information regarding this case please, contact Detective Adam Rodriguez at 525-7093.

If you have any tips, you can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also e-mail tips at, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward


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