Suspect in home invasion incident arrested in Atwater

On the morning of 07/31/2017, Atwater PD received an anonymous tip regarding a male subject being in the 1100 block of Kelso Street in Atwater that was said to also be involved in the home invasion robbery/shooting from July 24th that occurred in the 1200 block of East Bellevue Road. The victim in that case was shot at least twice in the face/head, physically assaulted and robbed of personal belongings. Two female suspects were subsequently identified as being involved parties and currently have warrants issued for their arrest. This morning officers located and arrested that third suspect involved in this case at an apartment complex on Kelso Street. Daniel David Torres (32 years) was booked into Merced County Jail for an outstanding warrant as well as several fresh charges related to this case.

Atwater Police are still looking for the two involved females, 39 year old Melissa Pulido and 37 year old Crystal Levine. If anyone has any information as to their whereabouts please contact Atwater Police at 209-357-6396 or the Detective Division at 209-357-6394. Callers can remain anonymous.

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