By CBSLA Staff

OXNARD (CBSLA) — An Oxnard man who police say has been repeatedly arrested this year was arrested again Wednesday on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle and possessing vehicle master keys.

(credit: Oxnard Police Department)

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Jacob Perryman, 35, was found at about 5 a.m. Wednesday inside a green Nissan truck that had been reported stolen and tried to run away, according to Oxnard police.

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Detectives with the department’s property crimes unit, who had been checking unattended vehicles due to an increase in car thefts in the area, gave chase and took him into custody a short distance away.

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Police say Perryman had already been arrested four times this year for property crime and narcotic-related offenses. Perryman was arrested on suspicion of driving and possessing a stolen vehicle and vehicle master keys, and being in possession of a stolen vehicle with prior arrests.