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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Orange County deputies arrest suspected car thief after he stopped to watch solar eclipse

Posted By on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 1:33 PM

  • Photo via Orange County Sheriff's Office
Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office say they arrested a suspect after he parked a stolen car to watch yesterday's solar eclipse.

In a Facebook post, the Orange County Sheriff's Office says Jocsan Rosado was arrested Monday, Aug. 21, after being followed by deputies with the auto-theft unit.

According to OCSO, Rosado pulled into a hardware store to purchase a welding mask for watching the eclipse. The 22-year-old was then arrested while wearing the welding mask and staring at the sun.

OCSO also stated that this "only happens every 99 years."

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