A man who was wearing a traceable ankle monitor was tracked down and arrested in Roseville on Tuesday in connection with a car theft in Placerville.
Vince Mussat, 38, of Placerville was arrested in a Roseville Target parking lot just before 1 p.m. on suspicion of stealing a man’s car after driving in it with him and taking it without permission after dropping him off, according to a news release issued by the Placerville Police Department.
The Placerville Police Department received calls about a car theft on Main Street around 2:40 p.m. Monday, and received assistance from authorities in El Dorado, Roseville and Rocklin, according to the release.
Mussat, who was on pre-trial monitoring, was tracked down via his ankle monitor, found with the stolen vehicle and arrested by the Rocklin Police Department, according to the release.
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Mussat is being held at the South Placer County Jail on a $45,000 bail.