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Stolen vehicle recovered

(Stolen vehicle used as the get-a-way car)…It was reported Thursday afternoon

. El Centro police was called by a restaurant on South 4th Street. Employees told police a man and a woman had a meal at the unnamed restaurant, and then left without paying for the food. They gave police a brief description of the vehicle, and the license plate number. Police ran the number and found the vehicle had been stolen March 16. A search began and the vehicle was discovered about 45 minutes later. Officers found the vehicle at Bucklin Park. The man and woman were with the vehicle. Police arrested 44-year-old Charles William. He was booked into County Jail, charged with possession of stolen property and possession of a stolen vehicle.