Chop shop and ID theft ring bust in northeast Fresno

FRESNO, Calif.

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The multi-agency "Heat" Team or Help Eliminate Auto Theft -- raided the suspected chop shop Thursday afternoon at a home near Gettysburg and Cedar.

Police tell us they'd been tracking the auto theft crew for months. Thursday they served a search warrant at the home on Norwich -- where they discovered ten stolen cars.

They also found more than five hundred items related to identity theft, like thumb drives and elaborate ID card makers. A total of nine suspects were arrested.

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