SONORA (CBS13) – Michael Kern, a 27-year-old parolee, was spotted walking down Allison Way with a stolen chainsaw Saturday morning, according to Tuolumne deputies.
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Sheriffs contacted the original owner, who was identified through a serial number check and confirmed that one of his chainsaws was stolen from his garage earlier that morning.READ MORE: Argument Preceded Shooting That Left Man, Woman Hurt In Elk Grove; Suspect Still Sought
Kern was booked into Tuolumne County Jail on charges of burglary and violation of parole.MORE NEWS: Woodland Woman, 19, Reported Missing Found Dead In Crash Off I-80 In Natomas
The owner of the chainsaw was reunited with his property shortly after.