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Thief caught pilfering through car
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A Turlock Police officer arrested a man Saturday morning after witnessing him steal from a parked vehicle in downtown Turlock.

The officer spotted the man, later identified as Sean Rigney, 24, around 6 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of S. Center Street.

According to the police department, the officer saw Rigney get into an unlocked vehicle and start rummaging through a collection of compact discs.

The officer made contact with Rigney and found him in possession of methamphetamine. He was charged with attempted theft, possession of methamphetamine and a parole violation.