JACKSON (CBS13) — An Amador County suspect was arrested Thursday night after deputies saw him crawl from underneath a vehicle in a Walmart parking lot.
The Amador County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were doing an area check at the Walmart on Wicklow Way when they saw Joseph Thurston emerge from underneath a vehicle.READ MORE: Sacramento Highway 99 Closure Now In Place: How To Get Around It
Deputies learned Thurston, a Tracy resident, was on probation out of San Joaquin County. After further investigation, deputies say Thurston had already stolen a catalytic converter and was trying to remove another.READ MORE: Traffic Troubles: Saturday Construction On Highway 99 Leads To Congested Side Streets
Thurston was cited on charges including theft, possession of burglary tools, drug paraphernalia and tear gas, as well as tampering with a vehicle.MORE NEWS: Footwear Fundraiser: Stockton Teen's Desire For New Shoes Leads To Efforts To Help Others
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