By CBS13 Staff

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.

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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.

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Thurston was cited on charges including theft, possession of burglary tools, drug paraphernalia and tear gas, as well as tampering with a vehicle.

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