Man arrested with stolen vehicle

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Auburn Police arrested a man early Tuesday morning for possession of a stolen vehicle and booked him into Placer County Jail.

At approximately 12:53 a.m. in the 12000 block of Earhart Ave., an Auburn Police Department officer was on patrol at the Auburn Airport industrial complex and noticed a suspicious vehicle in a remote area of the parking lot at one of the businesses, according to a press released issued by the Auburn Police Department Tuesday.  

A registration check of the vehicle returned as a stolen vehicle. Auburn Police officers then made area checks and located Stephen Michael Eaton, 45, and a female in the area. Eaton was in possession of the key to the stolen vehicle. Eaton was arrested without incident. As of Wednesday afternoon Eaton was in custody at the Placer County Jail with a bail amount set at $30,000.