Trio nabbed trying to steal gasoline from cars in Sonora

Trio nabbed trying to steal gasoline from cars in Sonora
Photo: Shawn Wiley

SONORA – A concerned citizen called the Sonora Police Department just after midnight on Tuesday April 16th  to report a female going from car to car in an apparent attempt to steal gasoline from the vehicles.

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According to the caller, the thefts were occurring in a parking lot at Snell and Wycoff Streets.  The female suspect had a gas can in her can and was “going under the vehicles.”

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The responding officer came into contact with the female as she was under a van with her gas can and plastic tube. Two  male suspects, who were also with her, were found nearby.

One of the males had a “fixed blade knife on his belt buckle,” and the other male possessed heroin and paraphernalia.

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32-year-old Arnold resident Shawn Wiley faces charges for possession of a fixed blade knife, conspiracy and vehicle tampering.

30-year-old Arnold resident Nicole Stott faces charges for conspiracy, vehicle tampering and possession of paraphernalia.

27-year-old Sonora resident Charles Johnson faces charges for possession of heroin and paraphernalia.

Trio nabbed trying to steal gasoline from cars in Sonora was last modified: May 3rd, 2019 by admin
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