License Plate Cameras Lead Danville Police to Stolen Vehicle

DANVILLE – Two suspects were placed in custody after license plate cameras notified officers of a stolen vehicle traveling through town.

At approximately 1:00 pm Monday afternoon, newly installed license plate cameras alerted police to a stolen Nissan Sentra traveling near an intersection in Danville.

Additional cameras were used to pinpoint the vehicle’s location until an officer located it in the Railroad Avenue parking lot.

When officers attempted to contact two individuals who returned to the vehicle, a male suspect fled to Hartz Avenue, where he was eventually detained by officers.

A female suspect, identified as 20-year-old Courtney Hall of Pleasant Hill was also taken into custody near the vehicle.

Police say after the chase, the male suspect, identified as 35-year-old John Fouhey of Martinez, suffered a medical emergency unrelated to his arrest. He was transported to San Ramon Regional Medical Center for treatment before being taken to the Martinez Detention Facility.

Fouhey was booked for possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of stolen property, possession of personal identifying information, resisting arrest and a parole hold. Hall was booked for possession of stolen property, possession of personal identifying information, possession of dangerous drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia and probation violation.

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