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Fairfield police: We have cash, but not truck, of convicted killer

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From page A3 | June 27, 2014 |

Ricardo D. Martinez, who is also known as Ricardo M. De Leon.

Ricardo D. Martinez, who is also known as Ricardo M. De Leon.

FAIRFIELD — The convicted killer’s wallet with $511 is here. His 1999 Dodge Ram isn’t.

So the Fairfield Police Department responded in court documents to Ricardo D. Martinez’s claims for the cash and vehicle he contends he’s due.

Fairfield police records supervisors said the 1999 Dodge Ram towed to a crime lab in New Mexico in 2010 remains in that state.

Release of the wallet requires the Solano County District Attorney’s Office stating that no legal appeals in Martinez’s 2012 murder convictions are pending and the property is no longer needed as evidence, Fairfield police add.

Martinez, along with the wallet, has sought $7,000 or release of the Dodge Ram.

He is an inmate at Pleasant Valley State Prison in Fresno County and representing himself in the legal bid for the white and blue truck he said was not used in illegal activity but not released to him or his brother. Martinez uses the “court call” telephone system for legal hearings involving the property.

Jurors convicted Martinez in 2012 of murder in the deaths in Maria Terrones and her new boyfriend, Jose Valerde-Lopez, outside a Fairfield apartment on Crowley Lane during the night of Nov. 13, 2010. Martinez fled Fairfield for Mexico and was arrested in New Mexico a few days later.

David White, incoming city manager for Fairfield, has said the municipality cannot comment on matters in litigation.

Reach Ryan McCarthy at 427-6935 or [email protected]

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  • 2realJune 27, 2014 - 5:45 am

    Any bit of money should go to the victims families. Instead this nimrod is thinking of how many noodles he can buy.

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  • GemmaJune 27, 2014 - 9:34 am

    I take it he didn't flee to Mexico with the truck? That's too bad. You know the prosecutors office is dirty. Couldn't they use the fact that he drove the truck to the crime scene as "used in the commission of his crime"? Quit wasting the courts time already. Oh that's right, that's all this court does is waste time, delaying cases for years.

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  • FF64June 27, 2014 - 11:51 am

    He did flee in the truck, but was arrested in New Mexico.

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  • MarieJune 27, 2014 - 2:02 pm

    Coward

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  • YouGotToBeStiffingMeJune 29, 2014 - 1:26 pm

    "Martinez, along with the wallet, has sought $7,000 or release of the Dodge Ram." Exactly what legal claim does the wallet have to anything? And I believe 9K for a 1999 Dodge Ram pickup truck might be a bit of a stretch. How about a packet of condoms and a tube of lube?

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  • YouGotToBeStiffingMeJune 29, 2014 - 1:28 pm

    OOPS I mean $7K...

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