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Stolen car recovered by Slaton PD

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.

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