FRESNO - On Monday, September 18, 2017, detectives from the Fresno Police Department’s Career Criminal Auto Theft Team (CCATT) arrested two suspects of auto theft and retrieved two stolen vehicles. Police first located a 1993 Honda Civic Del Sol parked in the area of Washington and Fourth. The Honda was a reported stolen vehicle out of Clovis. Detectives began surveillance.
The Honda later became occupied and drove from the area. Detectives followed the Honda to the area of Thomas and Recreation where the driver was taken into custody. The driver was identified as Bulldog gang member Ruben Medellin, 30, of Fresno. Medellin was found to be on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) probation for auto theft and to be wanted on an unrelated attempt burglary case. He was booked into the Fresno County Jail for felony auto theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, attempt burglary and PRCS violation.