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Texas Residents Arrested In Novato With Stolen U-Haul Truck

NOVATO (BCN) -- Novato police arrested a Texas man and a woman suspected of stealing a rental truck in Utah and driving it to California.

During a patrol Friday of the Novato Fair shopping center -- an area that has experienced recent property crimes -- officers found a U-Haul truck that had been reported stolen and came across a two people nearby who had the truck's keys in their possession.

Police arrested 38-year-old Ricky Williams and 45-year-old Melissa Williams, both of Kaufman, Texas, on suspicion of two offenses, possessing a stolen vehicle and conspiracy to commit a crime, and booked them into Marin County Jail.

Police said the pair rented the truck for a day in Utah and then drove it to California.

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