RPD officer arrests car thief at apartment complex

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On Aug. 17, 2017, Shascom received a call from a citizen wanting to report his 2006 Honda Accord had been stolen. Upon learning that the Honda had out of state license plates, Officer Jeremiah Kasinger indicated that he had seen the vehicle shortly before the call was received at an apartment complex on Victor Ave.

Officers responded to the apartment complex where they located the vehicle which was occupied by two male subjects. The male suspect located in the driver’s seat was identified as 23-year-old Terry Decutler.

Decutler was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle. The passenger was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Both were booked into the Shasta county jail.