An 18-year-old Paso Robles man arrested in connection with a series of burglary cases in the city.
The thief was stopped Friday afternoon while driving a stolen Lincoln MKZ. Ricardo Angel Ramirez was stopped by deputies with the county auto theft task force.
Inside the vehicle, they found a stolen handgun from a residential burglary. Detectives served a search warrant at his residence and located other “items of evidence” that linked Ramirez to two other auto thefts and multiple burglary/theft cases in Paso Robles. Ramirez was booked at the county jail on multiple charges, including three counts of felony burglary.
Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact the Paso Robles police department. If you’d like to remain anonymous you may call Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-6464.