(Updated) Suspect Identified David Machado Now In Custody After Slaying 20 Year Veteran Stanislaus Deputy Dennis Wallace

Hughson, CA….This morning Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Deputy Dennis Wallace, 53 was killed execution style by a still as yet unknown assailant. The suspect now identified as David Machado was last seen wearing a blue shirt and blue gray baseball hat was driving a white 2009 Kia Rio with license plate 6JIS245. He is considered armed and dangerous. If you see suspect vehicle call 911. The killing took place at the Fox Grove Park.


This is a well known fishing access spot in the Hughson area. Our prayers are with the Deputy’s family and more details to be provided as they become available.