Man Arrested For Car Theft

Apr 2, 2014 10:17 PM

Chico Police have arrested a man who allegedly stole one of two vehicles that were recovered from officers Wednesday afternoon.

Police say Scott Parker was arrested on the 1100 block of Warner Street after he was in possession of a GMC Denali truck which was reported stolen in Nevada.

A Chico Police officer was driving through the alley and spotted a white Kia, matching the description of a car reported stolen on March 20th, Chico police Sgt. Rob Merrifield said.

The officer ran the plates on the Kia, came back they belonged to another reported stolen vehicle, he said.

The officer did a license plate check on the blue GMC Denali truck, that vehicle was also reported stolen.

Police also took another man into custody after they say he had a warrant for his arrest and may have been connected to the vehicle thefts.


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