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Vacaville police arrest 2 from Pleasanton after carjacking while on test drive

Shane Woodcock, 37, Shawna McLemore, 33, seized after chase

Vacaville police arrested two Pleasanton residents after they

stole a car during a test-drive Friday evening.

The suspects, Shane Woodcock and Shawna McLemore, went to a Vacaville dealership under the auspice of buying a car. While on a test drive they took the salesman to a Wells Fargo Bank on Harbison Drive, according to police.

All three parties went inside the bank, but after Woodcock and McLemore slipped away, the salesman realized something was wrong and went outside to find the two in the car. Woodcock reportedly said he had a gun and drove away at a high rate of speed, according to police.

The vehicle was spotted on westbound Interstate Highway 80. The suspects reportedly drove into oncoming traffic, then into a residential area where they fled on foot, police said.

McLemore, 33, was located hiding in a shed and taken into custody with the assistance of a police dog. She was treated at a hospital in

Vacaville, according to police.

Woodcock, 37, was arrested shortly thereafter. Officers found a knife and a replica handgun at the scene, according to police.

— Bay City News Service

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Posted by Damon
a resident of Foothill Knolls
on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:35 am

Doesn't sound like the two had much of a plan.


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Posted by Ed
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:31 am

Sounds pretty stupid


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Posted by Map
a resident of Danbury Park
on Aug 3, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Hopefully the salesman learned from this, he's lucky they only walked him into a bank, they could have walked him over to a ditch alongside the road! Maybe he should stick to a desk job until he gets a little wiser to the elements around him.


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Posted by GPS
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 4, 2015 at 7:28 am

Way to blame the victim Map! How dare a car salesman allow people to test drive a car?! Yes, we all need to learn lessons, some more than others...


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Posted by Alameda County Native
a resident of Foothill Farms
on Aug 4, 2015 at 9:21 am

So, did they buy the car ?


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Posted by mooseturd
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Aug 4, 2015 at 10:07 am

mooseturd is a registered user.

@native, How could they refuse? They had a zero down and pay nothing deal.


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Posted by mooseturd
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Aug 4, 2015 at 10:13 am

mooseturd is a registered user.

Maybe the salesman should have googled Shane. He has eight prior arrests in Alameda County including two for taking a vehicle without the owner's consent.


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Posted by Scott Walsh
a resident of Bordeaux Estates
on Aug 4, 2015 at 1:10 pm

Why is this even newsworthy? Because they are from Pleasanton? Waste of news space just sayin'. Of no interest to me.


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Posted by Damon
a resident of Foothill Knolls
on Aug 4, 2015 at 4:48 pm

I don't know about everyone else, but personally I find it a bit embarrassing to read news about a pair of clueless yokels commit a crime without having any plan like this. If we're going to have someone from Pleasanton in the crime news, I would much prefer that it be someone like a suave, sophisticated and debonair international jewel thief. You know, someone who will raise the image of Pleasanton. Sure hope that this pair didn't graduate from Pleasanton schools.


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Posted by mooseturd
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Aug 4, 2015 at 9:25 pm

mooseturd is a registered user.

Yeh, like that Chinese woman running a fake school. Now that's respectable crime.


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