A 63-year-old Los Angeles resident was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent on Monday, according to California Highway Patrol Newhall officials.
According to Officer Josh Greengard, a spokesman for the CHP Newhall Office, at approximately 11:18 a.m. CHP Newhall received a call of a vehicle broken down in the center on the southbound side of Interstate 5 at Vista Del Lago.
Upon arrival, the vehicle was identified as a Mazda 3 sedan.
“Upon investigation it was determined the vehicle was stolen,” wrote Greengard in an email to The Signal.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent.
The man was released subsequently and is scheduled to appear in San Fernando Superior Court on Aug. 2.