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Man Steals Relative’s Car and Crashes it

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Jenkins’ booking photo.


A man is facing stolen vehicle charges after police say he stole a relative’s car and crashed it.

The incident happened Saturday, according to Rocklin Police, near Rocklin Road and I-80.

Police say that 23-year-old Jeremy Jenkins was able to steal a relative’s car when that person was busy with something.

Jenkins was apparently aiming for Sacramento but crashed at some point. He had to be hospitalized for a short time.

Later, the relative showed up at the police station along with Jenkins. Police say that Jenkins confessed to taking the car and was promptly arrested.

Jenkins is being held at Placer County Jail under $25,000 bail.

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