WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KRON) — Two pistols were recovered from a stolen rental car parked in a residential area,according to a Facebook post from Walnut Creek Police Department.
On Saturday evening an officer on a residential patrol noticed a “suspicious vehicle” parked on a side street. The officer checked the license plate of the car as well as the vehicle identification, or VIN number. The two did not match.
A further DMV records check of the VIN number showed that the vehicle was in fact a rental car that had been reported stolen, according to police. A search of the vehicle recovered two pistols.
Officers are still investigating this incident and anyone with information on the stolen vehicle is encouraged to contact WCPD.