A man is suspected of ransacking through a vehicle that wasn’t his in Castaic, Santa Clarita, Southern California on Wednesday.
Deputies attended a trespassing report at around 8 p.m. on Neely Street, according to Shirley Miller, a spokeswoman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
“Deputies responded to a trespassing call for service, that a male adult had been seen entering a parked car that did not belong to him,” said Miller. “Upon arrival deputies observed the driver door open on the car and male adult sitting in the driver’s seat.”
The vehicle was said to have been “ransacked on the inside” and there was a 40-ounce beer in the center console.
“The suspect was arrested for trespassing investigation,” said Miller. “Deputies said that the suspect had trouble standing on his own and they smelled the strong odor of alcohol.”
The man, identified as a 55-year-old transient, was detained on suspicion of felonious burglary of a vehicle, and misdemeanor drunk in public and possession of thieving tools.
He was taken and booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.