Crime Woman flags down officer, asks for ride to stolen car, Lincoln police say
Woman Hurt In Violent Home Invasion On Fullerton Parkway In Lincoln Park
Police were investigating a violent home invasion on Fullerton Parkway in the Lincoln Park neighborhood Tuesday night. © Provided by CBS Local, a division of CBS Radio IncIt happened around 9:10 p.m. in the Beachwalk Apartments at 420 W. Fullerton Pkwy. just east of Clark Street. The building is mostly made up of studio and one bedroom apartments.Police said the 32-year-old woman was inside her apartment when she heard a knock on the door. When she answered her door, three men rushed into inside.Police said the men hit the woman several times in the head and pointed a gun at her.
Lincoln police said they arrested a woman who asked an officer for a ride back to a car that turned out to have been stolen.
Lynette Stewart, 37, flagged down an officer around 11 p.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Lincoln Boulevard.
Police said Stewart told the officer she ran out of gas somewhere in the area and needed help finding the vehicle.
The officer saw a vehicle matching that description about six blocks away and gave Stewart a ride back to it.
When he dropped her off, the officer learned the vehicle had been reported stolen in Cameron Park on Thursday.
Stewart was arrested on charges of vehicle theft and possession of methamphetamine, police said. She was booked into the South Placer Jail.
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