Sheriff's Deputies Make Arrest in Theft Case
Carpinteria - February 22nd, 2008
In the early morning hours of today’s date, a witness observed three subjects at Danny’s Carwash in the 4800 block of Carpinteria Avenue, acting suspiciously. One of the subjects stood watch as the other two used pry bars to open coin boxes. The witness attempted to contact the subjects in order to question their actions, although they fled the area in a vehicle. The witness then called 911 to report the illegal activity and was able to provide a detailed description of the vehicle and suspect’s.
A Sheriff’s Patrol unit responding to the call for service observed a vehicle traveling Northbound on Hwy 101 which matched the given suspect vehicle description. This allowed for another Sheriff’s Patrol unit to quickly locate the vehicle on Hwy 101 and with the assistance of the Santa Barbara Police Department and the California Highway Patrol, able to stop the vehicle in the area of Hwy 101 and Salinas Street. The vehicle stop led to the arrest of three Santa Maria residents, Robert Logan (DOB: 03/03/63), Christopher Oxrider (DOB: 03/28/72), and Tammy Yates (DOB: 09/28/61), who were found to be in possession of $278.75 in quarters, burglary tools and Methamphetamine.
Robert Logan was arrested for Petty Theft, Felony Vandalism, Possession of Burglary Tools, Conspiracy, and being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. He was booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail in lieu of $20,000.00 bail.
Christopher Oxrider was arrested for Petty Theft, Felony Vandalism, Possession of Burglary Tools, Conspiracy, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia. He was booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail on a Parole Detainer and held without bail.
Tammy Yates was arrested for Petty Theft, Felony Vandalism, Possession of Burglary Tools, Conspiracy, and being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. She was booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail in lieu of $ 20,000.00 bail.
The Sheriff’s Department would like to remind citizens who witness criminal activities to not contact suspect(s) on their own, witness’s should instead immediately call 911.
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