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California driver arrested after pulling 285 litres of diesel in a minivan, officials say

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California authorities arrested a driver who allegedly defied “a lawful order” and disposed of 285 litres of diesel in a minivan, officials said Friday.

Five containers of fuel were found in the unknown driver of the vehicle, the California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) Oroville division said on Facebook.

California authorities arrested a driver who allegedly defied “a lawful order” and disposed of 285 litres of diesel in a minivan, officials said Friday.
(California Highway Patrol – Oroville)

“We understand the fuel prices are on the rise, but this is not the way to a stock of fuel,” the CHP said. “For obvious reasons, this is very illegal and dangerous.”

The agency provided a few photos of the containers in the minivan, as well as one of the fuel pump, which showed that the approximately $943 price tag.

The van was seized and the driver was arrested, the CHP said, later offering a more in-depth explanation as to why.

California authorities arrested a driver who allegedly defied “a lawful order” and disposed of 285 litres of diesel in a minivan, officials said Friday.
(California Highway Patrol – Oroville)

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On the run in the law enforcement, the man behind the wheel was given “a verbal still lawful order” that he could not “transport fuel,” CHP said in a separate post. She added that they gave him information to help him with the move.

“He told me not to move the vehicle from the gas station to the vehicle in accordance with the” CHP said. “As soon as we left, he pulled out of the gas station and was stopped again. He was arrested for disobedience to a lawful order.”

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