SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The California Highway Patrol in South Sacramento is asking residents if they’re missing a safe after stopping two suspected thieves Monday.
Two officers stopped on Highway 99 near 12th Avenue around 2:30 a.m. after noticing a Chevy sedan pulled over. As they walked over, the officers said they noticed the driver of the Chevy removing the sedan’s license plate.
When they got closer, a passenger in the Chevy escaped but the officers were able to detain the driver.
CHP also said they discovered that the license plate the driver was removing belonged to a separate car. According to officers, two ski masks, illegal drugs and a locked safe were inside the Chevy.
If the recovered safe belongs to you call 916-681-2300 and ask for Officer Pico. You must know the combination.