Some deft police work by an observant officer led to the recovery of a stolen vehicle and arrest of a suspect by Slaton Police Department.
Tammi Riojas, 36, of Slaton was arrested following a traffic stop in the 200 block of N. 4th Street just after 4 p.m. May 30.
Cpl. Steve Dekraker and Lt. Rick McDowell were returning from Lubbock when Dekraker spotted a black Chevrolet Impala that matched the description of a vehicle stolen during a burglary May 25 in the 600 block of S. 12 Street.
See more in the June 7 edition of The Slatonite.