Suspect Arrested for Trying to Steal Police Car

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Davanta Crenshaw

STOCKTON — A Stockton man was arrested early Monday morning after he tried to steal a patrol car, police say.

Officers responded to an alarm call in the 300 block of South Aurora Street when Davanta Crenshaw, 31, got into the driver’s seat of the police car and attempted to drive away.

Crenshaw was pulled out of the front seat, put in handcuffs and put into the back seat without incident. He was arrested for attempted vehicle theft and warrants.