On July 1st, Patrol received a 911 call regarding suspects chopping up a vehicle at a residence in the 4200 block of Wilshire Lane in the South Central Patrol Division. Patrol responded to the scene and several suspects fled the location.
AutoTheft detectives subsequently responded and a warrant was granted to retrieve the property in the back yard. Detectives recovered four vehicles – a stolen F350, two other trucks that were carrying parts to the F350, and another suspect vehicle. Auto Theft also seized several tools that were used in this offense. The following day, detectives recovered a stolen trailer from the location and identified two suspects in the offense. Auto Theft detectives will file a case on one of the suspects.