Vehicle Theft Suspect Arrested

Case# 20-006136


On 11/8/20 at about 2:07 pm, the Chico Police Department received a 911 call regarding the theft of a motor vehicle from the parking lot of an apartment residence located in the 400 block of Nord Avenue, Chico. An on-duty Chico Police officer was in the area of W. 8th Avenue and W. Sacramento Avenue at the time the incident was dispatched.
The officer observed the stolen vehicle, a white colored Ford Focus, westbound on W. Sacramento Avenue.
The suspect immediately began driving evasively from the officer onto Kingsbury Court. The suspect fled from the vehicle on foot, running through yards and jumping over fences. Additional officers arrived in the area and arrested ANTHONY LEE SERMENO (28 years old) for theft of a motor vehicle.
SERMENO was currently on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) for prior convictions of motor vehicle theft.

Location: West Sacramento Avenue, Chico, CA.
Victim: Withheld
Supervisor: Sergeant Gregory
Watch Commander:

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