Walla Walla police and County Sheriff's spent much of Friday morning pursuing a burglary and auto theft suspect, who was captured and the car recovered.
Around 7:33am officers got a call about a break in in the 700 block of School Ave...
Talk about a small world. Pasco police reported Friday a suspect arrested for auto theft back in December, was taken into custody after boosting another car--and busted by the SAME officer who got him in just before the end of 2017.
Officer Mike Nelson was on his way to the 900 block of Empire on an unrelated call when he noticed a suspect stepping out of a vehicle that has been reported stolen..
It was a busy Monday morning for a new Pasco police officer, who's passion for Alabama in the NCAA College Football Playoff might have helped lead to apprehending a car thief.
Early Monday morning, Officer Tony Gorsz, one of the department's newest officers, was on patrol when he spotted a car with Alabama license plates, and it's high beams on near North Eighth Avenue and West Lewis Street...
Most of the time, when somebody boosts a car, they don't go tooling around town, using it as their daily driver. Usually, stolen cars are stripped for parts, or repainted or altered and sold. But then, some not so bright criminals just drive them around.
Perhaps a psych consult is needed as well? A Florida man is facing auto theft charges after he allegedly tried to make off with a BMW from a car dealership, probably because they refused his first offer to buy it with food stamps.