California Highway Patrol has recovered $13,000 in stolen Disney merchandise. A driver operating a vehicle with a suspended license was pulled over for a routine stop, then it was discovered that person was transporting stolen Disney goods among other things.
- $13,000 worth of stolen Disney merchandise has been recovered according to The Orange County Register.
- The incident took place on Friday, March 8th in the Kern County city of Rosamond.
- In a post on the California Highway Patrol Facebook, the it was stated that merchandise was recovered when an officer pulled a driver over for a routine stop.
- The driver operating a Nissan Sentra failed to stop as they approached a parked bus with its lights flashing and its stop sign displayed.
- When CHP ran the license they learned that it had been suspended. The officer then found the stolen Disney merchandise and “other illegal paraphernalia.”
- The driver’s name has not been publicly disclosed.
- The driver was booked into Kern County jail.
- Following the arrest, CHP contacted Disneyland security and made arrangements to return the property.
- The Register notes that at this point it’s not clear where the merchandise came. Additionally, they don’t know if was take over time or all at once.
- A Disney spokeswoman was researching the details.
What they’re saying:
- CHP Facebook Post: “Disneyland can now return to being the happiest place on Earth. Well, maybe second happiest, because the CHP Academy is the happiest place on Earth!”