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Teen girl arrested for three vehicles thefts in Greenfield, arrested again for vehicle theft

GREENFIELD, Calif. (KION-TV) Update Aug. 16, 2023, at 10:07 a.m.- Greenfield Police said a familiar teen suspect was arrested for a familiar crime on Tuesday.

Greenfield Police said that someone reported their vehicle stolen on Monday. On Tuesday, a patrol officer spotted the stolen vehicle on the 600 block of Maple Avenue.

When the officer stopped the vehicle all three people inside the vehicle ran off. Officers said they detained all three juvenile suspects.

The driver was a 15-year-old girl who was known to police for three other vehicle thefts and a kidnapping incident that she was arrested for in early July of this year.

The driver was arrested and taken to Monterey County Juvenile Hall. The other two juveniles were released to their parents, said police.

 Teen girl arrested after allegedly stealing three vehicles in a week in Greenfield

Greenfield Police said a teen was detained for grand theft auto again Thursday night.

The 15-year-old girl allegedly stole a car in unincorporated Greenfield with a man inside. The teen was arrested and taken to juvenile hall for grand theft auto and kidnapping, said Greenfield Police.

The Monterey County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation because it took place outside of city limits.

She is also responsible for two other stolen vehicles within a week, said police.

One of those incidents was documented by Greenfield Police Thursday. After reports of a stolen vehicle within city limits and officers located the stolen vehcile on the 50th block of 11th Street.

Greenfield Police said two female juveniles were found inside the vehicle. "One of the juveniles, a 15-year-old, was identified as the suspect who was involved in the theft of the vehicle earlier in the day. As a result, she was taken into custody," said Greenfield Police.

Police said at the time, one of the girls was arrested by California Highway Patrol near Soledad for driving a stolen car the week before.

Photo from Wednesday's incident.

The juvenile was issued a criminal complaint for grand theft auto and was released to a parent said Greenfield Police.

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