Monterey County

Stolen car found in Seaside; two arrested

SEASIDE, Calif. - A Volkswagen Jetta stolen out of Salinas was recovered Tuesday evening in at the Mission Memorial Park Cemetery in Seaside.

The vehicle was displaying license plates that were stolen out of Pacific Grove. The car's two occupants were arrested.

The driver, Charles Norma Gaskins Jr., 40, had two outstanding felony warrants for his arrest and was taken into custody.

His passenger, Bacchus Sal Defalco, 52, falsely identified himself to officers and he was arrested as well.

Inside the car, officers found numerous suspected stolen items, including checks, identifications, luggage, tools and two Apple MacBook computers. Methamphetamine and narcotic paraphernalia also was found in the vehicle.

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