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Police find car thief suspect hiding in garbage bag

Original post made on Nov 26, 2007

A man who allegedly stole a vehicle then ran away when officers approached him was found hiding inside a plastic trash can Friday in Pleasanton, Sgt. Pat Walsh said today.

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Posted by aaron
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Nov 26, 2007 at 4:23 pm

good job

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Posted by PToWN94566
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 26, 2007 at 8:32 pm

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Lol that's kind of funny he was hiding in a trash can! I'm glad the police found him, but it sounds like something out of a cops/robbers movie.

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Posted by Frank
a resident of Birdland
on Nov 27, 2007 at 9:02 am

Should have left him in the trash where he belongs. Good job PPD!

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Posted by good job
a resident of Carriage Gardens
on Jan 7, 2008 at 11:58 pm

way to take out the trash!