Police arrest man suspected of killing California officer after 3-day manhunt

Gustavo Perez Arriaga

Shooting Suspect Reportedly Captured In Kern County

The man suspected of gunning down Newman police officer Cpl.

Police also arrested two accomplices who allegedly assisted Arriaga after he fled the scene of the shooting - his brother, Adrian Virgen, 25, and a co-worker, Erik Razo Quiroz, 35.

"Please help us find this coward", Richardson said of Singh's killer.

The officer of the 12-person police force pulled over a driver in a gray pickup truck to investigate possible drunken driving, said Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, whose department was leading the investigation, reported The Associated Press. Arriaga was arrested and will be transported to Stanislaus County. The sheriff elaborated on Arriaga's history, explaining that he was arrested twice previously for DUIs and has known gang affiliation. Virgen was arrested in Hanford and Quiroz in Modesto, Christianson said.

"We can't ignore the fact that this could have been preventable", Christianson told reporters, asking why the state was "providing sanctuary for criminals (and) gang members".

Youngblood also chimed in about immigration legislation.

"But there are a lot of people out there that miss him and a lot of law enforcement people, that I don't know, who worked day and night to make this happen". "We were prohibited, law enforcement was prohibited because of sanctuary laws, and that led to the encounter with Officer Singh". Both men also were in the country illegally, he said. Why are we providing sanctuary for criminals?

President Trump has cited the killing as a justification for his proposed wall on the border with Mexico.

Adrian Virgen
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The suspect's capture ends a three day search spanning multiple agencies throughout California.

The 33-year-old officer was an immigrant, too, arriving legally from his native Fiji to fulfill his dream of becoming a police officer, authorities said. "I am pleased a suspect is in custody and will watch our wheels of justice turn".

If you see him, you're urged to stay away the suspect, and call 911 immediately.

"Ronil Singh was my older brother - he is not coming back", said Reggie Singh during a Friday press conference. They were questioned by police and "lied" to authorities to aid Perez Arriaga in his escape, where he planned to cross the border into Mexico, where he is a native.

Singh drove more than two hours each way to attend the police academy in Yuba City, Richardson said. ". I thank you all, and the police department of Newman, for giving Ron an awesome time, the time he worked over here". He had a thick accent but took speech classes to improve his communication, the chief said.

Singh is survived by his wife, Anamika, and a 5-month-old son, authorities said.

However, according to Congressional Candidate Ted Howze, he announced on Facebook that the fugitive wanted in connection with murder of Newman, CA Police Officer Ronil Singh has been arrested early this morning in Bakersfield.

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