Two Arrested for Murder in Turlock

Turlock Police Department investigators have made two arrests as a result of their investigation into the homicide that occurred yesterday morning of 21-year-old, Amritpal Sandhu of Modesto, CA.

Pardeep Singh, 21 years old, of Turlock was arrested for murder and other weapon related charges steaming from investigations conducted by Ceres Police Department. Kultar Singh Dhatt, 22 years old, of Turlock was arrested for murder. Singh and Dhatt were taken into custody yesterday evening and subsequently booked into Stanislaus County Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation and investigators are still asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact Detective Timothy Redd at 668-5550 Extension 6625.

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.

This information is being released by Turlock Police Department Officer Mayra Lewis.

Any media requests should contact:
Officer Mayra Lewis
Office of Professional Standards
Turlock Police Department
Office phone – (209) 664-7308
Email – Mlewis@turlock.ca.us

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On November 6, 2013, at approximately 1:25 A.M., California Highway Patrol informed Turlock Police Department that a male reported he was being shot at by an unknown occupant in a vehicle traveling southbound Highway 99 near Taylor Road.

Shortly after this, Turlock Police received several 9-1-1 calls reporting sounds of shots fired in the area of East Main Street and Lyons Avenue. Officers responded to the location and found an East Indian, male, 21 years old, deceased, with gunshot wounds, sitting in the driver’s seat of a white sedan.

The responsible vehicle was described as a dark colored sedan. This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Timothy Redd at 209-668-5550 Extension 6625.

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.