- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - An Oakland man has been charged with stealing a car belonging to interim Golden State Warriors’ coach Luke Walton.

KRON reports (https://bit.ly/1MO5vI4 ) Monday that 20-year-old Lamonte Campbell is charged with auto theft and burglary for stealing Walton’s 2014 Mercedes Benz last week.

In addition, Campbell faces carjacking and burglary charges in connection with stealing a car from a 75-year woman, who authorities say he also assaulted.

He remains in Santa Rita Jail on $355,000 bail.

The cars were stolen during a series of brazen crimes reported in the city’s upscale Montclair neighborhood.

A woman reported that her Mercedes was stolen from her driveway Friday night.

Police continue to investigate the incidents and are working with area captains, patrol officers and witnesses to help capture other suspects.

Police are also looking at video surveillance in the area as part of the investigation.


Information from: KRON-TV.

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