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Posted by: thepinetree on 09/18/2018 10:02 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 09/18/2018 10:02 AM
Expires: 01/01/2023 12:00 AM
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Crime Doesn't Always go as you Plan in Amador County.

Martell, CA...From the Amador Sheriff's Dept..."On September 17th, 2018 at around 2:44PM, Joseph Homer Modrall, age 34 of Sacramento and Gary Wayne Modrall, age 69 of Sacramento, decided to go shopping for a victim at Save Mart Grocery Store in Martell. While Gary Modrall waited outside in the parking lot, Joseph Modrall entered Save Mart and snatched a purse from a womans shopping cart. That's when the plan fell apart.





Several concerned citizens chased after Joseph Modrall and a brief scuffle ensued outside, in and around the suspects vehicle. While witnesses called 911 a few people attempted to retrieve the stolen purse from Joseph Modrall. At some point, Joseph stated that he had a gun and the pair was able to flee in a silver colored Jeep Cherokee, striking one of the good Samaritans with the vehicle in the process.

The people who witnessed the incident were able to provide a fantastic description of the suspects and their vehicle to dispatch. This was key to the eventual successful outcome of this case.

Moments later, responding Sheriff's Deputies located the vehicle as it turned east onto Ridge Road from Hwy 88. Sheriff's Deputies attempted to stop the vehicle at Chevron Gas Station at Ridge Road and Hwy 49, but the vehicle fled the gas station back onto Ridge Road at a high rate of speed.

Near the intersection of Ridge Road and Locomotive, the driver, Gary Modrall, stopped momentarily and Joseph Modrall exited the vehicle from the passenger side. Joseph was immediately taken into custody by a Jackson Police Officer and Amador County Deputies.

Gary Modrall evaded responding law enforcement personal and fled in his vehicle, onto Westbound Hwy 88. Amador County Deputies pursued Modrall at speeds ranging from 55 to 80 mph, into San Joaquin County where he eventually ran out of gas. Gary Modrall was taken into custody without further incident.

Joseph Homer Modrall was booked into the Amador County Jail for robbery, criminal threats, elder abuse/theft and violation of parole. Gary Wayne Modrall was booked into the Amador County Jail for assault with a deadly weapon and evading law enforcement in a vehicle.

One of the people that attempted to stop the suspects was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at the hospital.

Several items stolen from the victim were located in Modrall's vehicle and were returned to their rightful owner.

In a community that looks out for each other, crime doesn't pay. While the Amador County Sheriff's Office appreciates the efforts of all of our good Samaritans, we strongly recommend that when possible, be an excellent witness, but leave the apprehension of criminals to us. A purse can always be replaced, our wonderful citizens can't.


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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:13:45   By: Anonymous
 
Ban Flatlanders

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    Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:23:22   By: Anonymous
     
    ban face tats

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      Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:41:16   By: Anonymous
       
      I think they should swap out their heads for this crime.

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        Posted on: 2018-09-18 11:16:37   By: Anonymous
         
        Hey dad? Shouldn't we get gas before we go purse swapping?

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      Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:41:16   By: Anonymous
       
      I think they should swap out their heads for this crime.

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    Posted on: 2018-09-18 12:00:42   By: Anonymous
     
    Dreamy which one do you want to do you first?

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      Posted on: 2018-09-19 07:40:17   By: Anonymous
       
      I honestly think dreamy may have passed away...haven't seen his comments in a long time

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    Posted on: 2018-09-18 20:30:30   By: Anonymous
     
    They said he "ran out of gas". How many visitors will come to his cell before he runs out of gas?

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Always fill your tank before commiting crime
Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:25:32   By: Anonymous
 
Seriously... they should have learned that in their previous stints behind bars.

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    Re: Always fill your tank before commiting crime
    Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:30:32   By: Anonymous
     
    With cash-grabbin' Hillari-O's!!

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      Re: Always fill your tank before commiting crime
      Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:35:20   By: Anonymous
       
      What were they thinking? Problem is, neither of them were!!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:40:38   By: Anonymous
 
I don’t care what the tattoos say, that man is not Sucka Free

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    Posted on: 2018-09-18 10:59:12   By: Anonymous
     
    Gloop

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      Posted on: 2018-09-18 11:57:58   By: Anonymous
       
      ^^^ The fake Gloop?

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2018-09-18 15:04:53   By: Anonymous
         
        HA HA HA HA HA HA HA , Gloop, HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA

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          Posted on: 2018-09-18 16:57:10   By: Anonymous
           
          Gloop...

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 11:18:01   By: Anonymous
 
Hillary was probably driving the get away car


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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 11:20:10   By: Anonymous
 
Also in the news this morning on mymotherlode about a mother and son attempting a robbery in Valley Springs. The mother actually had a lead baton. Guess we've gotten to the point that we have generational crime now and people know what to get their moms for Christmas.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 11:21:01   By: Anonymous
 
Boy howdy, the Norte gang must be getting desperate for recruits.

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    Posted on: 2018-09-18 11:35:09   By: Anonymous
     
    Looks like he's about to cry.

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      Posted on: 2018-09-18 16:14:24   By: Anonymous
       
      He looks like someone who doesn't have much time in the gene pool left.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 12:03:30   By: Anonymous
 
Democrats gone wild

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    Re: Squirrels
    Posted on: 2018-09-18 12:48:43   By: Anonymous
     
    Bang , Bang problem solved !

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      Re: Squirrels
      Posted on: 2018-09-18 13:00:40   By: Anonymous
       
      Gay Lovers .

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 12:59:12   By: Anonymous
 
LOL, can see the brain cells in their linage have gotten dumber by the generation, at least dad didn't put identifiable tats all over his face, can't wait to see the grandchild.....

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    Posted on: 2018-09-18 13:06:31   By: Anonymous
     
    Bet they would have allready been on their tale if it was a couple minor girls.

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      Posted on: 2018-09-18 16:13:34   By: Anonymous
       
      LIKE FATHER! LIKE SON! LIKE HELL!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 16:21:00   By: Anonymous
 
The son was released from prison a week ago. Served 8 years if an 11 year sentence , thanks to the voters of CA who brought us Prop 47 and 57.



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    Posted on: 2018-09-18 16:35:23   By: Anonymous
     
    Put that POS Jerry Brown in the same cell .

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      Posted on: 2018-09-18 16:59:25   By: Anonymous
       
      Gavin will protect us

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-18 17:44:04   By: Anonymous
 
Is that a MAGA tattoo on the side of his face? Looks like a brainspur Trump humper!


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    Posted on: 2018-09-18 20:15:47   By: Anonymous
     
    No......That tattoo on the side of his face says "I'm With Her!".

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      Posted on: 2018-09-18 20:24:51   By: Anonymous
       
      I’ve seen old donkeys with teeth less yellow!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-09-21 21:37:26   By: Anonymous
 
Thank goodness the Good Samaritans who stepped up. So sorry for the one who was injured. All are heroes here.

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