Driver Is All Hands as he Gives Himself Up

Occurred on 2/14/12, 8:59 p.m.  Rollin Stolen   5500 Leopard     1202080030

Senior Officer J.A. Gonzales was patrolling his district when he observed the driver of a maroon 1999 Buick Regal not wearing a seatbelt.  The Officer turned around and pulled behind the Buick who was stopped for a red light at McBride and Leopard Street.

The Officer activated his emergency equipment and the driver immediately put both his hands up and out the driver’s side window.  At the same time, the Officer was being advised by dispatch the vehicle was stolen.

Bruce Garcia (12/18/93) was arrested and charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.

The Regal had been stolen on February 8, 2012 from Mica’s Lounge at 705 S. Port Avenue.  The vehicle was impounded and will be returned to the owner.