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Driver of stolen car used in 22-Mile House vandalism sought

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The Madera County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who was driving a stolen vehicle that allegedly smashed the entrance of a convenience store last week.

Surveillance cameras at the 22-Mile House on Road 208 in Madera County filmed the driver of a stolen car repeatedly smashing through the store’s entrance last week.

When Sheriff’s deputies recognized the stolen Chrysler Pacifica the next day and tried to pull it over, the driver, Abel Ramos, led them on a fivemile chase and eventually escaped, said Sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart.

On March 8 shortly before 4 a.m., surveillance tapes at the 22-Mile House show the stolen car put in reverse and ramming through the store’s entrance. One man is seen trying to pry the door open, then walks back to the car parked out front and leaves, Stuart said...


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