Two men arrested in Simi Valley car thefts


Jose Gonzalez, 20, of San Fernando and Javier Montiel, 20, of Pacoima, were arrested Tuesday by Simi Valley police. They were booked on one count of grand theft and one count of vehicle burglary.

Police allege Gonzalez and Montiel stole catalytic converters and other property from cars parked in Simi Valley, Moorpark, Camarillo, Porter Ranch, Morgan Hill and Gilroy. They believe other suspects involved in the crimes are still at large.

Anyone with information is asked to call Simi Valley Police Detective Jeff Quartararo at (805) 583-6956.

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