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Chop Shops Now Being Found in Rented Garages


Fresno police are seeing a new trend when it comes to busting auto thieves.

They say they're now renting out garages to set up chop shops.

This latest bust happened after a traffic stop around 7 Wednesday night.

Police say the driver in the car they pulled over had enough marijuana  on him to sell.

They later went to the driver's home.

There they found a chop shop in the garage he was renting.

They also found him in possession of meth.

He was arrested...

Police say he was operating the chop shop to supply his meth habit.

Police say several gang members are also involved in the chop shop operation, and more arrests are on the way.

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