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Two Career Criminals Taken Off The Streets of Fresno

FRESNO - On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, Detectives from the Career Criminal Auto Theft Team (CCATT) of the Fresno Police Department located a 2008 GMC Canyon pickup driving in the area of West and Harvard. The GMC was a reported stolen vehicle out of Northeast Fresno. Detectives began following with the assistance of the Fresno Police Department’s helicopter air crew.

The stolen GMC eventually drove to the area of Terrace and West where the male driver exited and entered a residence. A female passenger then took over as driver and left the area. Detectives followed her to the area of Fruit and Shields where she was taken into custody. The male driver had fled out of the rear of the residence and was eventually found hiding in a nearby garbage can.

The female was identified as Alexandra Leon, 24, of Fresno. She was booked into the Fresno County Jail for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of methamphetamine.

The male was found to be 17 years-of-age and was also wanted for a recent commercial armed robbery. He was booked into the Fresno County Juvenile Hall for auto theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, robbery and resisting arrest.

If anyone has information regarding auto theft in the Fresno area, please call the CCATT tip line at 621-CCAT (2228), email CCATT at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP (7867). Your information will remain anonymous.

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