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The suspect who shot the death of a Central Valley police officer was arrested in Bakersfield, reports Modesto Bee.
The report on the arrest of the refugee was taken from the Twitter report by Ted Howze, a US Congressional candidate in Turlock.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office would not confirm the arrest, but announced that it would hold a press conference on Friday to "publish significant developments" in the hunt for the man suspected of killing Cpl's death , Ronil Singh, 33, was arrested at a traffic station in Newman early Wednesday, the bee said.
The Kern County Sheriff Office is also holding a press conference tied to the Newman case.
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The pickup truck, which was suspected of being driven by the suspect, was abandoned Wednesday afternoon in a RV park in Newman. It had been registered with Conrado Virgen Mendoza, the bee said.
The sheriff's office would not confirm the suspect's name, but said Thursday that he is staying illegally in the United States.