Vacaville traffic stop leads to arrest of 3 out-of-towners

By From page A3 | February 13, 2013

VACAVILLE — Police arrested three people on suspicion of a variety of offenses after a traffic stop early Monday.

Police began following a Toyota Corolla on Nut Tree Road at about 3:23 a.m. The officer initiated a traffic stop after determining the car was stolen from Sacramento, according to a police press release. The license plate was also allegedly stolen from a vehicle in San Jose, according to police.

The driver, Manuel Ortiz, 38, of San Jose, was on probation out of Santa Clara County; Jobina Villarreal, 36, of Manteca, was on probation out of San Joaquin County; and Ray Ramos, 31, of San Jose, was sentenced to prison time but released on post release community supervision, according to the press release.

Ortiz was arrested on suspicion of auto theft. Ramos was arrested for alleged possession of a counterfeit $20 bill and violating terms of post release community supervision. Villarreal was arrested on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia. All three were arrested on suspicion of receiving stolen property.

They were booked into Solano County jail. Bail for Ortiz was a combined $20,000; bail for Villarreal was a combined $16,600; and bail for Ramos was a combined $20,000, according to jail booking records.

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