Tracy Police Department Arrest Suspects Linked to 2023 Homicide at a Local Park

by | May 14, 2024 | News Releases

After an extensive year-long investigation, the Tracy Police Department (TPD) is pleased to announce the arrest of two suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of Khyrei Currie on April 21, 2023, at McDonald Park in Tracy.

Over the last year, TPD detectives have worked tirelessly on this investigation, leading to the following subjects being identified as responsible for Khyrei’s death, Juan Santos (24 years old from Tracy, CA) and Adrian Darbison (18 years old from Manteca, CA), being identified as suspects.

On Tuesday, May 14, 2024, the Tracy Police Department’s General Investigations Unit (GIU), Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Special Enforcement Team (SET), Crisis Response Unit (SWAT/CNT/Tac Dispatchers), Patrol Officers, and Crime Scene Technicians (CST), served search warrants and arrest warrants at the following residences: 2900 block of N. MacArthur Drive, 1500 block of Sephos Street in Manteca, the 1900 block of Darrah Street in Ceres, and the 1000 block of West 9th Street in Tracy.

Juan Santos was arrested in Tracy for PC 187 – Murder & PC 182 – Conspiracy, and Adrian Darbison was arrested in Manteca for PC 187 – Murder & PC 182 – Conspiracy and booked into the San Joaquin County Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact the Tracy Police Department’s General Investigations Unit at (209) 831-6538. To make an anonymous tip, contact Tracy Crime Stoppers by calling (209) 831-4847 or by texting “TIPTPD” and your message to CRIMES (274637).

We would like to extend our gratitude to the Manteca Police Department, Delta RATT, Ceres Police Department SWAT, and Turlock Police Department SWAT for their invaluable assistance in bringing this investigation to a successful resolution.


Media Inquiries

  • Kaylin Heefner

    Kaylin Heefner is a public information officer at the Tracy Police Department. She can be reached at Kaylin.Heefner@TracyPD.com or (209) 666-5815.


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