Newborn Baby Boy Found in Stockton Dumpster

Newborn Baby Boy Found in Stockton Dumpster

STOCKTON, Calif. – A newborn baby boy was found in a dumpster in the City of Stockton, authorities said.


At around 11:43 a.m., officers responded to the 5900 block of Village Green Drive for the report of a baby possibly in the dumpster. When they arrived, the reporting party showed the officer the baby wrapped inside the dumpster. The baby boy, who was still alive, was rushed to the hospital for treatment.


Stockton Police is asking anyone who may have any information to call 209-937-8377, the Investigations Unit at ‪(209) 937-8323‬, or Crime Stoppers at ‪(209) 946-0600‬. Callers can remain anonymous.


You may also text information from their cell phones to ‘Crimes’ (274637) and type the keyword TIPSPD and then their tip or logon to the Stockton Police Department’s Facebook page and click ‘Submit A Tip’. Tipsters may also send tips at ‪‬. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

If you have any information that may lead to an arrest, call Crime Stoppers at ‪(209) 946-0600‬. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards up to $10,000.

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