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Chico Police Arrest Man for Auto-Theft

Chico Police arrested a man for auto-theft and violating probation.

Posted: Jan 31, 2019 7:49 AM
Updated: Jan 31, 2019 10:27 AM

CHICO, Calif. - Chico Police arrested a man for auto-theft and violating probation.

Police found Elin Carson, 36, driving a white Toyota Tacoma at the Mobile Gas Station at Cohasset Road and Manzanita Avenue in Chico at 2:36 a.m. Thursday.

Police say a high-risk traffic stop was conducted, and Carson was taken into custody without incident. 

Police say Carson was on a Post Release Community Supervision felony arrest warrant.

Officers found him to be in possession of stolen property.

He was arrested for theft of an automobile, violation of probation and possession of stolen property. 

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