Police investigating alleged fetus found in trash
by TP staff
Jul 25, 2013 | 7219 views | 7 7 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Tracy police are investigating the possibility of a fetus or recently born baby being left in a gas station trash bin.

Officers responded on Tuesday, July 23, to an undisclosed gas station on the 3700 block of North Tracy Boulevard, according to Cpl. Trevin Freitas of the Tracy Police Department.

The alleged discovery was made on Monday, July 22, but wasn’t reported until nearly 40 hours later on Tuesday, Freitas said.

Investigators released the information on Thursday, July 25.

"We were unable to find anything, so we are still trying to verify what was seen," Freitas said.

The Special Investigations Unit is handling the case.

No other details were released because it’s an active investigation, Freitas said.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact Tracy Crime Stoppers. Anonymous tips can be made by calling 831-4847; texting TIPTPD to 274637 with the tip; or submitting an online form at www.tracycrimestoppers.com.

• Contact Joel Danoy at 830-4229 or jdanoy@tracypress.com

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July 26, 2013
"It really just never ends in this town"

I concur, your complaining and negative attitude seem perpetual.
July 26, 2013
That's the story of his life.
July 25, 2013
It really just never ends in this town. A fetus in a gas station trash? Tell me they had cameras! For the love of god this town must really be the living version of hell on earth for something like this to happen!
July 26, 2013
No matter where you go, you're still unable to make any friends. Have you ever wondered why EVERYONE hates you?
July 25, 2013
Why is this a crime, or being investigated? If the baby ends up in the dumpster outside a gas station or a dumpster at Planned Parenthood, what difference is there? You pro "choicers" can't be hypocrites when it comes to killing babies.
July 28, 2013
Best comment ever
July 29, 2013
Most pro choicers are pro choice only for the first three months of pregnancy. Way before the fetus is viable outside the uterus. Most oppose late term abortion and I would think all would definitely oppose leaving a newborn in the trash. Usually the "drop off" places like Planned Parenthood take newborn babies who are alive, duh.

You are comparing apples and oranges.

How about we all learn to be better parents and teach our kids about sex. How about we learn to talk with our kids at an early age that they can come to us for anything without prejudice so we can teach or help them when they are in need. Maybe then we would have lees tragedies like this happening.

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