Photo: Matthew Brown
The Solano County Sheriff’s Office caught and stopped two thieves from removing a catalytic converter from a stolen car in this story published on Facebook-
“Thieves responsible for a series of crimes were caught in the act by our deputies.
Last week, Resident Deputy T. O’Connor and patrol units responded to several reports of auto burglaries in the Dixon area. Five victims were targeted in residential burglary, auto burglary, auto theft, and grand theft incidents. Vehicle keys, fuel cards, and company vehicles were taken over a 3-hour period from several homes.
Deputies were able to get surveillance photos that helped them ID the suspect. While working with residents, auto theft units and deputies found a stolen vehicle that was taken during one of the heists.
Deputies arrested multiple suspects as they were in the process of removing a catalytic converter from the stolen vehicle! The arrests were made swiftly and safely using various department resources and training. In the end, 44-year-old Dustin Reid of Vallejo and 29-year-old Matthew Brown of Citrus Heights were arrested on numerous theft and narcotic related charges.”