Soldier goes AWOL, steals Humvee

- A soldier who went AWOL from a base in Southern Monterey County on Tuesday was found in San Mateo County. 

The soldier reportedly left Fort Hunter Liggett in a stolen military Humvee Tuesday morning. According to the Register Pajaronian newspaper, he was tracked by cell phone records to Castle Rock State Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains. 

Around 6 p.m. California Highway Patrol stopped the Humvee along Highway 92 near Half Moon Bay. The soldier was taken into custody.  

The soldier was reportedly upset about a recent demotion. 

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