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Man Steals Van While Victim Dropped Off Kids at Daycare: CHP Redding

The California Highway Patrol Redding Division says a man stole a woman's vehicle while she was dropping her children off at daycare.

Posted: Jan. 4, 2019 9:05 AM
Updated: Jan. 4, 2019 5:26 PM

REDDING, Calif. - The California Highway Patrol Redding Division says a man stole a woman's vehicle while she was dropping her children off at daycare.

According to the CHP, a Honda minivan was taken and the owners of the vehicle were able to track it using the "Find My iPhone" app.

The Northern Division Air Operations and the Shasta County Sheriff's Office aided in locating the stolen van and were able to detain the suspect.

The suspect, Christopher Peterson, is behind bars charged with vehicle theft, possession of stolen property and drug charges. 

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