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Posted by: thepinetree on 06/14/2017 06:49 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 06/14/2017 06:49 AM
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Multiple Agencies Assist In Successful Arrest Of Trio In Big Rig Theft

Sonora, CA...The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force on 06/13/17, was in the area of West Main St in Turlock when they located a 2012 Kenworth Big Rig that had been reported stolen to Oakdale PD. StanCATT conducted surveillance on the vehicle. The vehicle became mobile and started to drive through Stanislaus County. While conducting surveillance on the big rig, StanCATT was able to positively identify the driver as James Sass, 36, from Turlock. James Sass was known to have a Felony No Bail warrant issued out of Stanislaus County for a prior auto theft case.

While conducting surveillance of the stolen big rig, StanCATT observed a GMC pickup following the stolen big rig. The Kenworth and GMC made their way through Waterford and Knights Ferry before entering Tuolumne County. Both vehicles arrived in Jamestown.

StanCATT requested the assistance of the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office, Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office, CHP-Sonora, CHP-Modesto and CHP-Central Division Air Operations Air 43. All involved agencies continued to conduct surveillance.

Both vehicles became mobile again and started to exit Jamestown and drove toward Sonora. We were able to conduct an enforcement stop. James Sass was detained. Mark Smith, 48, of Hughson and Derrick Delhart, 51, of Hughson were arrested in the GMC. All 3 were arrested and booked into the Stanislaus County Men's Jail to be booked on charges including vehicle theft, conspiracy and warrants. The Kenworth was returned to the owner at the scene.

This was an outstanding team effort and wouldn't have been made possible if it wasn't for the cooperation through all agencies involved.

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Posted on: 2017-06-14 07:01:54   By: Anonymous
Next time, just shoot them dead.

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    Posted on: 2017-06-14 07:08:06   By: Anonymous
    Drag them down the road.

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    Posted on: 2017-06-14 13:14:20   By: Anonymous
    But they did not catch ole Trucker Tim.

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3 Stooges
Posted on: 2017-06-14 07:02:53   By: Anonymous
Larry , Curly and Moe .

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Chop shop
Posted on: 2017-06-14 07:04:10   By: Anonymous
They should have stayed with it to see exactly where it was going,

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-06-14 07:20:03   By: Anonymous
Trump supporters stealing America great again!

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    Posted on: 2017-06-14 07:43:45   By: Anonymous
    ^ Another SORE LOSER go back to licking you're nuts

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      Posted on: 2017-06-14 09:00:30   By: Anonymous
      Funny thing is, if your a Trump supporter, its you who are the loser.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-06-14 09:51:22   By: Anonymous
Ban commercial trucks in Calaveras county! Crime magnets!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-06-14 09:59:46   By: Anonymous
Hahaha all them Mexican's getting locked up! Trump winning baby!

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    Posted on: 2017-06-14 10:00:51   By: Anonymous
    Did you read the names? At least you looked at the pictures? Just good ol' old fashioned stupid huh?

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      Re: Sass family
      Posted on: 2017-06-14 12:25:42   By: Anonymous
      All thieves, every single one of them.

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        Re: Sass family
        Posted on: 2017-06-14 13:10:45   By: Anonymous
        Why not follow them all the way to the chop shop, couldn't have been much further .....just busted the thieves, could have gotten the operators as well

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-06-15 10:54:45   By: Anonymous
The guy in the box we'd is super cute, and HOT!

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    Posted on: 2017-06-15 19:43:19   By: Anonymous
    Go take a cold shower, Lance.

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