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Satellite Radio Foils Auto Thief

Officers found a stolen car that was being tracked by a satellite radio company and found the occupants in possession of a stolen handgun and narcotics.

Officers were asked to search the 10500 block of Roosevelt Way Northeast for a stolen car that was being tracked by its satellite radio at 9:20 pm Thursday.

Officers found the Toyota Corolla occupied by two people who they took into custody without incident. Police searched the car and found a stolen .40 caliber handgun, over 490 grams of methamphetamine, 190 grams of heroin, 55 grams of cocaine, and hundreds of prescription pills.

Police booked the 36-year-old woman and 41-year-old man into King County Jail.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit will continue to investigate as the case moves forward.