Six individuals were killed in a recent spate of serial homicides, which heightened tensions in the city. Police have now detained a man they suspect to be responsible.
Stockton City Manager Harry Black made the arrest public on Saturday, and Stockton Police Chief Stanley McFadden named the suspect as Stockton resident Wesley Brownlee, 43.
The arrest, according to McFadden, took place on Saturday at 2 a.m. Police moved in and arrested Brownlee near the intersection of Village Green Drive and Winslow Way after receiving information from the public that led them to Brownlee’s residence.
Brownlee was wearing all-black clothing and a black mask over his neck when police pulled him over. According to McFadden, he was also in possession of a gun.
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According to McFadden, Brownlee was seeking his next victim. He claimed to be “out hunting; we are confident we stopped another slaughter.”Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., Brownlee is due to be arraigned. After the hearing, there will be a news conference to present the evidence.
The San Joaquin County District Attorney stated, “My Deputy District Attorneys, who have been here all night, are reviewing the evidence as we speak and are actively working in partnership with the investigation to determine t
In Stockton and Oakland, the serial killer shot and killed six people while injuring a seventh. According to officials, ballistics evidence connected the same pistol to shootings. Police last week made available video surveillance footage of the guy they think committed the murder.