Car theft suspects arrested in Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. - Two car theft suspects were arrested just hours apart in Pueblo on Thursday, Jan 11. 

According to police, an officer stopped 36-year-old Yolanda Castillo, who was driving a 1994 Honda Accord, just after 1 a.m. Castillo had a $10,000 warrant for Burglary / Theft. She was taken into custody and faces additional charges of First Degree Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft, First Degree Trespass, and Violation of a Restraining Order. 

Then just after 4 a.m., another officer spotted another Honda Accord in a Jack in the Box parking lot at 910 W. Highway 50, near N. Santa Fe Avenue and E. 8th Street. The officer contacted the driver, 34-year-old Raymond Casanova, and discovered the car was reported stolen. During the investigation, officers recovered weapons, drugs, and credit cards with different names on them. Casanova was arrested and faces charges of Second Degree Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft, First Degree Trespass, three counts of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Financial Device, and Violation of a Protection Order. 

The Pueblo Police Department is reminding the public that the Honda Accord is one of the most stolen cars of 2017. Honda owners are advised to be cautious and take measures against becoming a victim of car theft. >> Click here for more tips. 

 


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