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Police Nab Suspected Car Thief


Police allege 28-year-old Steven Romero stole a vehicle from Fresno and drove to Santa Barbara to pick up his girlfriend, who had recently been released from Santa Barbara County Jail. Detectives spotted the Honda Civic with a damaged front end and ran the license plate through their system. The car came up stolen. Romero was arrested inside Ralphs supermarket on West Carrillo Street.

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