2 arrested in June car theft

Car stolen June 17 in Pecan Valley area

Author: Jenna Hiller, Reporter, jhiller@ksat.com
Published On: Jul 05 2012 07:37:56 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 05 2012 08:33:46 AM CDT

A man and a woman were arrested after an officer spotted them in a stolen car early Thursday morning.

The officer was patrolling the area around Woodlawn and Blanco when he noticed a white Lincoln.

The officer followed the vehicle down Woodlawn, ran the license plates and pulled over the driver on Craig Street between San Pedro and Howard.

The car came back as stolen and both suspects were taken into custody at gunpoint. They are both facing car theft charges, and the male driver is also facing charges for possession of marijuana.

Police said the car was stolen from the Pecan Valley area on June 17. Police said the keys had been left inside the car.