South Gate Police Arrest Suspect in Connection to Vehicle Theft

The stolen vehicle was a 2011 Nissan Ultima.

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The South Gate Police Department (SGPD) has informed Patch that an arrest was made at 3:00 p.m. when an officer spotted a stolen vehicle on Tweedy Boulevard near San Gabriel Avenue.

“The officer ran the license plate and it came back stolen,” said Lieutenant Jim Teeples of the SGPD. “The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody for driving a stolen vehicle.”

The alleged stolen car was described by the SGPD as a 2011 Nissan Ultima. Officers in South Gate routinely run the license plates of suspicious vehicles. 

“This is proactive police work,” said Lt. Teeples.

The SGPD described the suspect in custody as a male adult, and did not release more information. 

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Tony Morales December 15, 2012 at 05:28 AM
Any chances of seeing a snap photo of the suspect. It may be the same idiot that stole our car a couple days ago. It will be good if patch can get snap shots of suspects. Los Angeles PD does show photos of suspects or wanted people so that community can be on alert
jeo tra December 15, 2012 at 08:29 PM
Yes Sr. Tony I agree with you that would be a great idea. Tanks for sugesting
Carmen Coo Coo Salgado December 17, 2012 at 01:20 PM
I 2nd all of the above & TRIPPLE that with a Double Dog Dare! Why are you protecting him if he got caught, yet we can't see if they come back because we didn't get a look at his ESTUPIT Face!!!!!! Not Fair! Not Fair! Not Fair!!!!!!!


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