El Centro Police recovered s car that had been reported in Brawley.
Early in the morning on Tuesday , November 26 , 2019 , an El Centro police officer , with the aid of an automated License Plate Reader , located the stolen vehicle in front of a residence in the 800 block of Olive Avenue. Officers were familiar with the residence because of prior law enforcement contacts at the address. Officers converged on the residence and contacted three individuals. During the investigation , the keys to the stolen vehicle were located along with additional stolen property belonging to the same victim. Officers determined that 33-year old Mario Cobian of Brawley was the primary suspect and he was arrested and booked into Imperial County Jail for Possession of Stolen Property and also an outstanding warrant.