3 people arrested for stealing $65,000 worth of sunglasses


SAN FRANCISCO, KRON — Three suspects have been arrested for stealing more than $65,000 worth of sunglasses from a Sunglass Hut store, the Napa Police Department said Thursday. The suspects were arrested in San Francisco after leading multiple law enforcement agencies in a pursuit.

The suspects filled trash bags with more than 215 pairs of sunglasses around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Napa police said. An employee of a nearby store saw his car and license plate and provided this information to the police.

The car was spotted on Highway 29 by American Canyon Police. Officers attempted to arrest the suspects, which resulted in a pursuit involving American Canyon Police, California Highway Patrol and the Napa County Sheriff’s Office.

The three male suspects were eventually taken into custody near 6th Street and Interstate 80 in San Francisco. All three suspects are residents of San Francisco. One is a minor.

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The police were able to recover the stolen goods. The sunglasses, some of which were made by Prada and Versace, ranged from $200 to $530 a pair.

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