Release Date/Time: 6/26/2013 9:13 AM
Incident: Stolen Vehicle, Possession of a Controlled Substance
Report #: 13-061179
Date: Tuesday, 6/25/2013
Time: 3:28 AM
Location: Rianda St. / Prader St.
Officer on patrol located a stolen Dodge Charger driving in the area of Prader and Rianda St. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Fresno. As the officer waited for additional officers, the Charger fled onto Highway 101 and drove south. The high risk traffic stop was conducted near Gonzales.
The driver, Christopher Montoya(26) was unlicensed and apparently unaware that the Dodge was stolen. Montoya was driving the car at the request of the female passenger, Elizabeth Gonzalez( 30 ) out of Fresno who confirmed Montoya's statement. Montoya was cited and released.
Gonzalez told officers she borrowed the Charger, just did not return it. Gonzalez was arrested and a subsequent search found her to be in possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. Gonzalez was transported to the county jail and booked on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.
Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera
Telephone: (831) 758-7348