adidas 750 deputy spots two stolen vehicles in half an hour
North Coast NewsNorth Coast WeatherNorth Coast Sky CamsNorth Coast TeamNorth Coast ScheduleCommunity CalendarSHASTA COUNTY, Calif. According to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Trevor Gusaas spotted two stolen vehicles within half an hour Thursday evening. Deputy Gusaas conducted a records check and determined the vehicle had been reported stolen the day prior.Deputy Gusaas requested assistance from additional deputies and conducted a high risk traffic enforcement stop on the Honda on southbound I 5, north of Riverside Drive in Anderson. Deputy Gusaas used his K 9 Officer “Fritz” to order the driver and passenger out of the vehicle and safely detain them. The driver was identified as John Michael Capelli, 27, from Cottonwood, and the passenger was identified as Christopher Donovan Bugarin, 30, from Anderson.Officials said Capelli was found to be in possession of the vehicle’s “hide a key” and when deputies questioned him, he said he borrowed the vehicle from an unnamed friend. Deputies contacted the owner of the Honda and the owner said he did not allow anyone to borrow his vehicle and did not know Capelli or Bugarin. The Honda was returned to its owner.Capelli was arrested and booked into the Shasta County Jail on charges of possession of stolen property. Bugarin was released on scene. Deputy Gusaas notified deputies in the area of the trucks direction and deputies found and followed the truck onto North Street from Riverside Drive.The license plate of the Nissan truck matched a stolen vehicle reported by the Redding Police Department. The truck pulled into the parking lot of the 7 11 store on North Street in Anderson and parked. With assistance from officers at the Anderson Police Department, a high risk traffic enforcement stop was made on the truck and the driver and passenger were detained.The driver was identified as William Stevenson Peoples, 36, from Redding, and the passenger was identified as Brenda Marie Tarver, 48, from Redding. A records check showed Peoples was on parole with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.Upon questioning, Peoples claimed he had purchased the truck from an unknown subject for $300 but did not have a bill of sale for the vehicle and he would not provide any further information about the vehicle.Peoples was arrested and booked into the Shasta County Jail for possession of stolen property and a parole hold. Tarver was released on scene. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and the vehicle was returned to him.