Jan 29, 2016 8:57 PM by News Staff
Chico Police arrested a car thief Friday after he was found sitting in the vehicle.
Chico Police Officer Jack Ditty was patrolling the West First Avenue and North Cedar Street area around 5:40 p.m. where he noticed a suspicious Toyota.
A background check told officers that the truck had been reported stolen. Ditty approached the vehicle and found it occupied by the suspect, Anthony Raymond Beck, 22, and a unidentified female.
Beck was taken into custody and charged with car theft and resisting arrest.