Thief steals box truck full of boots in SLO County, arrested


CHP officers arrested a man on Thursday who is suspected of stealing a box truck loaded with $50,000 in Western-style boots while it was parked in San Luis Obispo County.

On Aug. 31, a caller reported the truck had been stolen. During an extensive investigation, officers identified the operator of a Kern County chop shop as the likely thief.

Officers arrested Arturo Nolazco Marquez, 45, of Bakersfield on suspicion of operating a chop shop on Sept. 15. Inside the shop, they discovered evidence linking Marquez to the truck and the boots.

In addition, officers discovered numerous stolen vehicle parts, illegal firearms, ammunition, narcotics and currency.

Please, be respectful of others. Attack ideas, not users. Personal insults, shill or troll accusations, hate speech, and other uncivil comments will be removed. The comments posted represent the opinion of the writer and do not represent the views or policies of the website.

Leave a Reply