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Subject: Stolen Vehicle-Tire slashingsDate: 04-11-2014 12:50:24
From: Lt. Kris SellCase or Incident: #140315-001
Summary:Sometime during the night of March 14th to early in the morning on March 15, 2014, several suspects stole a 2014 green Chevy Blazer from Riverwood Drive. Stereo items and sunglasses were also stolen out of other vehicles on Riverwood Drive. During the early morning hours of March 15th, the suspects in the stolen vehicle were associated with multiple tire slashings in Switzer Village. A resident of Pine Street reported the vehicle abandoned in that area at about 5:41 in the morning.

One witness said she saw three young males in the stolen Blazer when it was left on Pine Street. Two sweatshirts were found in the stolen vehicle and may have belonged to the suspects.

The stolen vehicle had been left unlocked with the keys in the console. Residents are reminded not to leave vehicles unlocked or to hide keys inside the vehicle.

All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***