Juvenile arrested in connection to Decatur car thefts

The 15-year-old is charged with two counts of receiving stolen property.

Posted: Aug 27, 2018 11:36 AM
Updated: Aug 27, 2018 11:37 AM

According to Decatur police, the first car, a Hyundai Sonata, was stolen from a Decatur car dealership on July 5th.

The Sonata was recovered in Decatur on July 22nd.

Police said items found inside the vehicle were linked to a 15-year-old Decatur juvenile.

The second car, a Nissan Altima, was stolen from a Decatur car dealership on August 5th.

The Altima was recovered after a short chase with Decatur police on August 11th.

According to police, one of the suspects in that case was the same 15-year-old suspect from the initial car theft case.

The 15-year-old suspect was found and arrested on August 20th.

Decatur police said the suspect was detained by the Juvenile Probation Office and transferred to the Tuscumbia Juvenile Detention Facility.

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