A thief on parole stole $900 value of Lego units from a California retailer earlier than main the police on a automotive chase, authorities stated Sunday.
Officers in Vallejo, a San Francisco suburb, have been referred to as to a retailer in response to a report a few housebreaking within the 700 block of Admiral Callaghan Lane on Friday. Store staffers stated the thief took $900 value of Lego toys.
They gave authorities an outline of the suspect and a Hyundai Sonata with a reported stolen license plate ready outdoors.
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A police patrol unit noticed the stolen car and tried to cease the driving force, leading to an 11-mile chase, police stated. During the pursuit, a male passenger jumped out of the Sonata because it was touring 50 mph, police stated.
Officers continued the chase till the driving force misplaced management and crashed right into a retaining wall, police stated. The unidentified suspect was arrested and brought to a hospital. He had two excellent arrest warrants for grand theft and a traffic-related offense, authorities stated.
Meanwhile, officers looked for the passenger who jumped out of the stolen automotive, police stated. Later, a resident tipped off authorities that somebody was hiding of their yard garbage can.
The passenger was discovered when officers entered and searched the rear of the house, authorities stated. The thief later allegedly admitted to stealing and promoting LEGO units.
A information test revealed he was on parole for possessing a stolen car.