A Sacramento man has been arrested on suspicion of grand theft in connection with several thefts of landscaping equipment in Davis in recent months.
Between Aug. 27 and Oct. 15, Davis police took nine reports of incidents involving someone stealing equipment from landscaping companies, resulting in significant losses to the firms.
Similar thefts occurred on the UC Davis campus and in Woodland, according to a Davis Police Department news release.
Police identified a possible suspect and today, with the assistance of he Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, they executed multiple search warrants in Sacramento County. Omar Zavala, 18, was subsequently arrested and booked into Yolo County Jail.