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Dixon Boy Collapses on C Street, Dies at Sutter Davis (Police Log)

A memorial was held in the boy's memory Saturday night.

A young Dixon boy died suddenly while walking with his friends on the 300 block of C Street Friday night, according to the Dixon Police Department. 

That boy was 13-years-old Stevey Mendoza. 

We are currently gathering some more information, but want to be sensitive to the boy's family during these hard times. We'll have an updated story tomorrow. Here's what was provided in the Dixon Police Log: 

  • 9:30 p.m. -  Possible large group of Juveniles was heading to the 400 block of E. Mayes (Hall Park) 
  • 9:33 p.m. - Man down call possibly related to above detail. Dixon Officers arrived to the 300 block of East C Street and found juvenile on the ground. Code three Fire and Ambulance was requested and the juvenile was transported to Sutter Davis Hospital and was pronounced deceased at approximately 2246 hrs. At this time there are no signs of foul play; preliminary investigation indicates possible natural causes and the investigation on-going. 

A memorial was held in the boy's memory Saturday night, in which many balloons were released into the sky.

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Omar Garibay October 01, 2012 at 08:08 AM
Stev-O Will Be Missed By a Bunch Of People You'll Also Be Missed At School We Love Youu Steven And You'll NEVER BE FORGOTTEN FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS!!!
Kim Custis October 01, 2012 at 07:58 PM
My thoughts and prayers to his family. R.I.P. Stevey.
John Jordan October 02, 2012 at 01:27 AM
Stevey was the first teen who walked into the teen center on my first day as program Director. He offered to help me carry some tables outside for the evenings events. He helped me with those tables, and he frequented the center almost every weekend during my time at the center. I cried when I heard the news, and I spent some time in reflection of the conversations and laughs we shared. I will remember his great smile, good sense of humor, and all the good times we shared. I will miss you! and will remember our times together. Love and prayers to all who loved you, and may God keep you comforted while you wait on all your friends. John.
Virginia Flores October 02, 2012 at 03:19 PM
Our prayers and thoughts are with the family at this time. He was a friend of my grandsons. I never met Stevey but always heard about him. How funny he was. And how great of a person he was. I know from what I have heard you will be deeply missed. May god keep your family and all your friends in his hands to help with this sadden time.
LC Cunningham October 07, 2012 at 07:47 PM
Remember when Norm walked into Cheers??? Well that's what it was like when Stevey walked into the Teen Center! Everyone yelled his name and he'd come in with a smile that just lit up the room. Kids would just migrated over to be around him! He will be missed by all ... RIP Stevey Mendoza! :.o( . .

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