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: 'I Don't Think That's Fair': Allora Co-Owner Says Staff Was Bumped Down Vaccine List
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: 'My Nephew Died A Hero': Family Honors Man From Sacramento Mistakenly Shot And Killed By Idaho Police
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: 3-Car Crash Forces I-80 Lane Closures, CHP Says
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