News & Events

Date of Release: 16 September 2015

Date of Incident: 15 September 2015

Subject: Stolen Vehicle Arrest
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15 September 2015, at approx. 1:41 pm, the Sonora Police Department received information about a stolen 2013, Nissan Altima, taken from a Modesto car dealership. The vehicle was driven through the chain link fence of the dealership and was displaying the dealership’s paper license plates.

At approx. 2:45 pm, a Sonora Police Department Community Service Officer, who was patrolling the Crossroads Shopping Center, located the stolen vehicle parked in front of Big 5 Sporting Goods, and requested officers respond.

When officers arrived, they learned the two occupants of the vehicle were possibly inside the business. They then observed two subjects start to exit the business, but steopped when they observed the officers around the stolen vehicle.

Officers contacted the two subjects inside the business and identified them as Andrew Ball, 29 of Modesto, and Breeann Perry, 34 of Modesto. Ball first gave false identifying information. Both subjects were taken into custody without incident. Ball was in possession of the keys to the stolen vehicle and a dangerous weapon, while Perry was in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ball and Perry were transported to the Tuolumne County Jail and booked. Both were booked for felony auto theft and felony possession of stolen property. Ball was also booked for possession of a dangerous weapon, and Perry was booked for possession of drug paraphernalia.