FPD Reports Similar Stories of Auto Theft Arrests

FPD Reports Similar Stories of Auto Theft Arrests

Katherine Hackler and Christina Torres

FRESNO — The FPD reports two separate incidents involving stolen vehicles, with similar stories surrounding the arrests of four people.

On Monday, detectives spotted an unoccupied 2010 Ford Fusion that had been reported stolen. They waited and watched, and soon two people entered the vehicle and drove away.

Michael Torres and Monica Yslas

At Lane and Winery Avenues, detectives stopped the Fusion and arrested 33-year-old Katherine Hackler and 33-year-old Christina Torres. Hackler was charged with auto theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, and possession of a meth pipe.  Torres was charged with possession of meth and a meth pipe.

On Tuesday, it was the same script with different actors.  Detectives again spotted an unoccupied 1994 GMC Sierra pickup that had also been reported stolen. As they once again sat back, detectives later saw two people enter the vehicle and drive away.

At Clay and Peach Avenues detectives stopped the Sierra and arrested 39-year-old Michael Torres and 36-year-old Monica Yslas.  The duo were charged with auto theft and possession of a stolen vehicle.

The FPD says, “If anyone has information regarding auto theft in the Fresno area, please call the CCATT tip line at 621-CCAT (2228), email CCATT at ccatt@fresno.gov, or call Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP (7867). Your information will remain anonymous.”

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