Shooting – 1100 Block of Dianne Drive


The deceased subject involved in Tuesday morning’s shooting has been identified as Brandon Pacheco (25 years old) from Turlock, CA.

On July 23, 2013, at approximately 7:56 a.m., Turlock Police Department officers and medical personnel responded to the 1100 block of Dianne Drive on the report of a shooting that had just occurred. When officers arrived, they located a 25 year-old, White male, deceased in a nearby field with gunshot wounds to the head.

The on-going investigation revealed that the deceased subject had been seen trespassing into private property on several previous occasions by the homeowner, later identified to be Robin Boyer, 58 years old. Today the deceased subject was seen by Boyer gathering items from his property. Boyer confronted the subject and an altercation occurred in which Boyer shot the 25 year-old male.

No arrest has currently been made as a result of this investigation which is continuing and will be reviewed by the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Brandon Bertram at (209) 668-5550, ext. 6623.

The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.