Man jailed in Christmas Day construction theft


Julio Bobadilla, 45, was arrested in connection with a Christmas Day robbery in Forest Grove. January 20, 2015 (Forest Grove Police)
Julio Bobadilla, 45, was arrested in connection with a Christmas Day robbery in Forest Grove. January 20, 2015 (Forest Grove Police)

FOREST GROVE, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Christmas Day construction supply robbery in Forest Grove, police said.

Julio Bobadilla, 45, is accused of stealing approximately $10,000 worth of construction supplies and tools from Crane Point LLC construction supply distribution company.

He is also accused of trying to steal a locked box truck parked outside of Crane Point LLC. The car sustained extensive damage when Bobadilla broke into it, police said.

Police distributed surveillance video of the alleged thief in his silver Cadillac Escalade, and a citizen’s phone tip helped them catch the suspect.

Bobadilla was

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2015 Range Rover: Fit for a king

After a hard day at the office, there’s nothing like pulling a cold one out of the cooler, settling into a leather massage seat, cranking up a 380-watt stereo…and driving away.

By that I mean, driving away fast, like you can with a supercharged 5.0-liter V8, before the boss calls you back for a late meeting. Of course, if you really want to get away, climbing a mountain out of cell phone coverage helps, too.

And you can do all of that and more in the 2015 Range Rover Supercharged, the latest version of the most sumptuous, powerful and rugged mass produced off-road vehicle on the planet. Our test model was the Long Wheel Base (LWB) version, which offers as much rear seat space as a limousine, complete with reclining seats and a

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Chevy Cruze vs. Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars

Despite the surging popularity of utility vehicles, today’s small sedans are do-it-alls. They’re practically mid-size these days, and the top entrants still sell hundreds of thousands of units a year. And each new entrant offers better safety, nicer interiors, and features that equal and sometimes outdo pricier rivals.

The Toyota Corolla has long been the sales champ among compact sedans, but it’s now five years old. The Chevy Cruze is brand-new this year, and better than it’s ever been. To shoppers looking for value, reliability, and comfort around $20,000, which is the better choice: the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze or the 2016 Toyota Corolla?

This year, the Cruze

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Chevrolet Impala vs. Dodge Charger: Compare Cars

The formula for the full-size sedan is pretty simple. It has to be spacious and comfortable, and a reasonable price wouldn’t hurt, either.

The two cars we are pitting against each other here each take different routes to that formula. The Chevrolet Impala opts for front-wheel drive and 4-cylinder or V-6 power, while the Dodge Charger goes with rear- or all-wheel drive and V-6 or V-8 power. Both work well, but which is best for you? Let’s dig deeper to find out.

Both cars are equally attractive. The Impala’s crisply themed sheet metal has a bit of Mercedes CLS in its rear quarters. Most cars are best approached

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This Handmade American Furniture Maker is Racking Up Awards

Thos. Moser, Handmade American Furniture, announced that its Hartford Collection, designed by Adam Rogers of Cumberland, Maine, and its Portland Chair, designed by Ben Klebba of Portland, Oregon, have both received Architizer A+ Awards. The Hartford Collection was the Jury Winner in the Products Categories | Furniture for Furniture – Residential while the Portland Chair won both the Jury and Popular Choice Awards in the Products Categories | Furniture for Seating – Residential.

With entries from more than 100 countries, the Architizer A+ Awards represent the best of architecture worldwide. The Architizer A+ Jury Winners are selected by an industry-based jury comprised of equal parts architects, designers, cultural thought leaders, and developers. The Popular Choice Winners are chosen by the online voting public after a three-week campaign.

The Hartford Collection, which consists of a Sofa, Lounge Chair, Media Case, Coffee Table and Side Table, embodies all things Thos. Moser: a dedication to

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Haute Vegan Cuisine Is One of Dining’s Hottest Trends

The vegan renaissance is now. Vegan cuisine—which doesn’t incorporate any animal products, such as butter or eggs—is no longer the milquetoast cuisine of choice for your most devout PETA friends, served with a side of proselytization and self-righteousness. Although only 3 percent of Americans declare themselves vegan, plant-based food is becoming the cuisine of choice—or at least a regular option—for non-vegans who want a meal that will leave them feeling like they’ve made healthy choices… both for themselves and for the environment. To that end, vegan restaurants—some of them quite gourmet—are cropping up around the country, many helmed by extremely well-regarded chefs.

One of NYC’s hottest restaurateurs, Ravi DeRossi, plans to open five vegan restaurants in the next year. “We opened our first four months ago, and every month we’re turning thousands of people away,” says DeRossi, talking about Avant Garden, his white-hot vegan spot. DeRossi has also turned his tiki bar Mother of Pearl entirely

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Global Cadillac Sales Up 1 Percent To 22502 (Or 22442) Units In March 2016

Global sales of Cadillac vehicles totaled either 22,502 units or 22,442 units in March 2016, an increase of 1 percent year-over-year. “Why 22,502 or 22,442?”, you may ask. And ask you most certainly should!

Here’s the deal: Cadillac’s official report tallies the sales at 22,442 units for March 2016. But when we add up the individual model line totals from Cadillac’s own report, we get 22,502 units for March 2016. A similar discrepancy is in place for March 2015, with Cadillac’s report showing 22,229 units sold in March 2015, with the line totals adding up to 22,228.

We reached out for official comment, but at the time of this writing, all’s quiet.

Now then: in March, the brand began initial deliveries of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 full-size sedan. Shipments of the 2017 Cadillac XT5 midsize luxury crossover are scheduled to begin in April in the United States.

“Launching new products into our largest markets expands our portfolio, continues to build our product substance, and

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GM issues stop-sale, asks owners to stop driving nearly 4800 Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC trucks & SUVs

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General Motors is recalling nearly 4,800 late-model Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC trucks and SUVs to repair a problem with their suspensions, which could increase the risk of accidents. In fact, the problem is so severe that

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