SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Thirty law enforcement officers from around San Diego County were selected to be honored Wednesday for recovering a combined 606 stolen vehicles in 2011.
The 22nd annual Auto Theft Advisory Committee Awards will be given at a late-morning ceremony in Balboa Park, according to the California Highway Patrol.
San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis will serve as a guest speaker and El Cajon spokeswoman Monica Zech will be Mistress of Ceremonies, the CHP reported in a statement.
The combined 606 stolen vehicles recovered by Wednesday's honorees had a total value of nearly $3.8 million. The CHP reported that 105 arrests were made in connection with the recoveries.
The Auto Theft Advisory Committee is a partnership of police, insurance firms and automotive companies.
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