2 stolen vehicles recovered, 2 suspects arrested in Chico Tuesday

Dec 16, 2014 5:19 PM by News Staff

Two people were arrested and two stolen vehicles recovered in separate incidents, Chico police announced Tuesday afternoon.

The first incident happened just before 10 a.m. on the corner of 16th Street and Laurel Street. Police say a passer-by called dispatch to report two men loading property into a white Ford Ranger pickup. The caller provided police with the trucks license number and said the men were acting suspicious. Police ran the license and learned that it had been stolen last month in Chico.

Police stopped the truck a short time later on 16th Street and Park Avenue, where they arrested the driver 31-year-old Andrew Shepherd.

The second vehicle recovery and arrest happened just moments later when officers located a stolen vehicle on the 1800 block of Normal Avenue. According to police a suspect was with the vehicle and taken into custody, the person's name has not been released at this time.


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