YUBA CITY (CBS13) — A man arrested in connection to the theft of a U-Haul truck in Sutter County has been released from custody due to the order setting bail for most minor crimes at $0 over coronavirus concerns.
The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office says, late Sunday morning, deputies found a U-Haul along the 1400 block of Bridge Street that had been reported stolen a few days ago.READ MORE: Walkout 2021: Teachers, Students Walkout Of School In Protest Of Vaccine MandatesRiverbank Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking Charges
Detectives were able to identify one suspect, 29-year-old David Mundinger, and arrested him soon after.
However, the sheriff’s department says that the Judicial Council of California’s order making bail $0 for most misdemeanor and lower-level felonies forced them to release Mundinger from custody.MORE NEWS: Tail Of Hope: Rehab Center Assists Dog That Was Paralyzed By BB Gun In Sacramento Backyard
Mundinger is still facing charges of possession of the stolen truck, possession of stolen property and other drug-related offenses. A court date could not be found.