Man arrested on suspicion of taking car keys from house, crashing stolen vehicle in hit-and-run

COSTA MESA –– Cops jailed a guy early Sunday, May 14, that they said taken car secrets from a home as well as used them to repel in the past hitting another vehicle and getting away the scene.

Costa Mesa law enforcement officer were dispatched to the 2000 block of Tustin Avenue around 6:15 a.m. for a reported hit-and-run involving a vacant parked car, Sgt. Matt Selinske stated.

The driver left the location on foot. Soon after, an officer situated a feasible suspect as well as restrained him. Joshua Thomas Long, 34, whose last well-known residence was in Costa Mesa, was subsequently connected to the crash and also apprehended for leaving the scene, Selinske said.

As officers better investigated the incident, they uncovered that the home of the registered proprietor of the lorry that was owned had been burglarized and the ignition trick of that car had actually been taken.

Long was jailed without case on suspicion not only of the hit-and-run, yet also domestic burglary as well as vehicle burglary. He did not utilize tools, Selinske claimed.

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