On Thursday evening, Dec. 1 at 9:22 p.m. Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Bait Barn located at 12505 Yosemite Blvd in Waterford, for an infant found in a garbage can. Fire personnel immediately responded and the infant was pronounced deceased.
A man was looking for aluminum cans in a small garbage can next to the gas pumps when he found the infant wrapped in a blanket. He believed the infant was deceased and called 911. It is still early in the investigation and detectives have limited information.
Anyone with information about this case can contact Detective Jon McQueary at (209) 525-7099. Callers can also leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636. Tipsters can also e-mail tips at http://www.modestopolice.com/CrimeStoppers, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing "Tip704" plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward.