Thief ransacks cars, falls asleep inside

VENTURA, Calif. Police said a resident found 25-year-old Richard Studebaker from Ventura asleep in the car Thursday, which was parked in the resident's driveway in the 400 block of Aliso Street.

Studebaker had items in his pockets that police say were stolen from other vehicles in the area, and police found that several vehicles nearby were ransacked.

He was arrested and taken to jail.

Police said Studebaker was on parole for theft and narcotics offenses.

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