On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 9:26 p.m., deputies from
the Highland Police Department responded to the 7100 block of Boulder Ave. in
reference to a vehicle theft that just occurred. The victim observed two hispanic male adults
in a silver, 1999 Nissan Sentra; pull up to his parked 1999 Nissan Sentra. The suspect, later identified as Daniel
Santos, then entered the victim's locked vehicle and drove away while the other
Nissan followed. Responding deputies
observed both vehicles near the intersection of Baseline and Del Rosa. Both vehicles pulled over and Daniel Santos
was arrested without incident. The
driver of the second Nissan fleed on foot and remains outstanding. Both vehicles were found to have been stolen.
Deputies discovered Daniel Santos, was recently
released from custody and was on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) for Grand
Theft Auto (VC 10851), as a result of California Assembly Bill 109.
As part of Governor Jerry Brown's Realignment Plan, or
Assembly Bill 109, to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court decision requiring the state
to lower its prison population by 30,000; offenders with non-violent,
non-sexual and non-serious convictions will serve reduced sentences in county
jails and be placed on local supervision through county Probation.
Daniel Santos was booked at the Central Detention
Center for Grand Theft Auto (VC 10851) and is being held on $50,000 bail.
Refer: Deputy R. Quiroz
Deputy G. Caddel
Station: Highland Police Department
Phone No.: (909) 425-9793