Teens who helped apprehend rape suspect get proclamation from city of Lodi
Lodi Middle School students Nicholas Smith and Dillon Buck
display certificates they received from Mayor Bob Johnson at the
Lodi City Council meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. The boys were
recognized for reporting a crime that happened in September. Smith,
Buck and another friend chased a man who allegedly raped a juvenile
from a bathroom in Kofu Park to Lodi Memorial Hospital and then
called police, who arrested the suspect.
Posted: Thursday, November 3, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 5:58 am, Thu Nov 3, 2011.
Three local teenagers who chased an alleged rape suspect from
Kofu Park to Lodi Memorial Hospital were recognized at Wednesday
night’s Lodi City Council meeting.
“We hear a lot of people talk negatively about the youths of the
community. ... But periodically, the youths of the community step
up and do what’s right,” Mayor Bob Johnson said.
Thursday, November 3, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 5:58 am.