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Deal to sell wheels turns into carjacking
Humberto Gonzalez
Humberto Gonzalez

Two people who came to Turlock for a deal to sell some vehicle wheels ended up becoming the victims of a carjacking.

The Turlock Police Department and the California Highway Patrol worked together to locate the suspect, which resulted in the arrest of Humberto Gonzalez, 19, of Turlock.

The two victims had struck a deal online to come to town to sell some vehicle wheels. They met around 11 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Angelus Street, where the two victims were confronted by five males.

One of the males, later identified as Gonzalez, reportedly stole the keys from one victim and drove off with his vehicle, the wheels and other personal property belonging to the victims.

The CHP was able to located the stolen vehicle around 4 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Crows Landing Road and W. Main Street. The CHP detained several subjects and Gonzalez was positively identified as being involved in this incident and was arrested and booked for carjacking.