LINCOLN (CBS13) — Officers arrested two people accused of trying to steal gasoline from a parked vehicle in Lincoln on Wednesday.
The Lincoln Police Department said the officers who responded learned the pair had used a knife to puncture the vehicle’s gas tank, causing around $1,000 in damage.READ MORE: 'We Want To Take An Innovated Approach': Sacramento City Pilot Project Sets Aside $1M For Community To Spend
A witness spotted the pair acting suspiciously and called authorities at around 8:20 a.m. This happened in the area of Crystalwood Circle and E Street.
The pair were identified as 32-year-old Christopher Twilligear of Sacramento and 26-year-old Gabrielle Sole of Auburn. Police said both had fentanyl and drug paraphernalia on them.READ MORE: 'I Cannot Safely Return To Work': West Campus Vice Principal Dr. Elysse Versher Resigns, Citing History Of Racial And Sexual Harassment
See photos from the scene below.
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Twilligear and Sole were booked into the South Placer Jail and face charges of vandalism, conspiracy, and drug-related charges. Authorities located more fentanyl in Twilligear’s possession during the booking process at the jail.