June 5, 2023

11-yr-aged amongst suspects in West Memphis automobile large amount heist

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. – Police have arrested 3 of five juveniles suspected of stealing a complete of eight cars and trucks from two applied motor vehicle loads in West Memphis.  

The suspects array in age from 11 to 16. 

The to start with theft happened August 30. Law enforcement say the juveniles broke into Automobile Mart on Broadway and stole a vehicle off the large amount.  

Thursday night, police claimed the similar young children stolen seven automobiles from Majestic Automobile Revenue, just blocks from the web-site of the initial theft.  

Majestic’s operator explained to WREG that the youngsters drove by means of a fence and broke into the business right before getting the cars and trucks.  

By the end of the working day Friday, police had recovered all seven stolen vehicles, whilst the operator claimed some experienced been harmed.  

“One of the juveniles happened to drive a person of the cars to just one of our nearby substantial schools and we bought him at the significant school,” reported Police Chief Michael Pope.  

“The community, they were capable to deliver us with data. If they observed a motor vehicle, of program, that did not belong in their community, they had been in a position to report that to the law enforcement department and we were capable to comply with up on it and obtained a person or two vehicles returned that way,” explained Capt. Troy Galtelli. 

Police have however to arrest two of the five suspects, even though they have been identified. 

“We’re striving to function with the mothers and fathers and seem into turning on their own in,” said Pope. 

The juveniles are charged with theft of vehicle, business theft and breaking or getting into into a car.