North County thieves caught after alarm goes off
February 4, 2016
A car alarm awoke a sleeping resident early Wednesday morning and led to the capture of two thieves, according to the Paso Robles Police Department.
Around 3:40 a.m., a resident in the 900 block of St. Ann Drive went outside to see why the car alarm went off. The citizen saw a vehicle leaving the area and called police.
The resident provided a description of the vehicle, as well as a partial license plate number. Officers responded, found the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.
When the vehicle pulled over, a passenger fled the car. Police took the driver into custody and patrol units located the fleeing passenger. Both suspects were on probation at the time.
Officers identified the driver as Olivia Cook, 29, from Paso Robles. She was charged with petty theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation violation.
Police identified the passenger who fled as Clyde Cody Roberts, 26, from Templeton. Officers arrested Roberts and charged him with petty theft, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a narcotic, being under the influence of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and a probation violation.
Officers booked both Cook and Roberts into San Luis Obispo County Jail.
Cook remains in custody with her bail set at $52,000. Cook faces additional charges that include burglary and possession of ammunition, according to the county sheriff’s office website.
Roberts is still in custody with his bail set at $35,000. He faces additional charges that include burglary and felony forgery.