Possible Tractor Theft Lands 2 Subjects Behind Bars In Calaveras

Possible Tractor Theft Lands 2 Subjects Behind Bars In Calaveras

Called to investigate a possible tractor theft-in-progress, Calaveras Deputies wound up arresting two suspects on numerous warrants. According to Calaveras County Sheriff’s officials, just before 2 P.M. Thursday, deputies responded to Avenue A in Mountain Ranch after hearing reports that several subjects may be planning on stealing a tractor. Subjects matching the descriptions given were located but as deputies approached, one male subject ran away on foot ignoring commands to stop. Ricky Cavaco, a known Calaveras County transient, was located walking in the woods and arrested after it was determined there were several warrants out for his arrest. While investigating, several more subjects showed up in a vehicle. Among them was Cicely Johnson. She was taken into custody on a felony arrest warrant out of Solano County. The rest of the subjects, following interviews, were released at the scene. Cavaco was booked into the Calaveras County Jail on warrants for felony evading and driving with a suspended license, displaying a false registration and probation violation. His bail came to $70,000. Johnson’s Bail was set at $75,000. The Sheriff’s Office says the incident is still under investigation. 

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