An alert officer retrieved a stolen vehicle on Monday, Jan. 4 and the man believed responsible for taking it.
At 10:15 p.m. Officer Justin Canatsy was responding to a call when he spotted a maroon Saturn that matched a description of a stolen car he heard about at the beginning of his shift. Canatsy caught up with the car as it pulled into the driveway in in the 1500 block of Ridgewater Drive. The officer confronted Edgar Carrasco-Gonzalez, 26, of Ceres, and arrested him. He was booked on charges of vehicle theft, possession of stolen property, and violation of probation.