Alleged Car Thief Nabbed

By: Venton D. Blandin
By: Venton D. Blandin

October 8, 2005

The wet weather may have helped Charlottesville police nab an alleged car thief today. Quick, but not quick enough. Charlottesville Police caught an alleged car thief.

It went down in the 1000 block of Forest Hills Avenue around 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon following an accident.

Police say the driver of a stolen truck ran into a tree near the Forest Hills Wading Pool just after stealing it.

Joining police near the tree were fire officials who treated the alleged suspect for injuries before police started processing him as a criminal.

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