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Two youths arrested for stealing car, 'porch piracy'

 

Last updated 1/15/2020 at 2:45pm



At approximately 11 a.m. Monday, Fountain Police responded to the 11,000 block of Falling Star Road for a report of a stolen vehicle.

According to a FPD spokesperson, while officers were taking that report, another call for service, reference theft of packages (Porch Pirates) was being reported on Calista Way. The suspect vehicle involved on Calista Way matched the description of the stolen vehicle from Falling Star Way.

Within approximately 20 minutes, officers located the stolen vehicle in the area of Comanche Village Drive. After a four-block pursuit into the dead end cul-de-sac of Mojave Way, the driver decided to stop and both occupants were taken into custody.

The occupants have been identified as juvenile males ages 15 (driver) and 13 (passenger), who were later charged with Motor Vehicle Theft, Theft and Underage Marijuana Possession.

There were packages in the vehicle and are believed to be stolen. If you live in the neighborhood of Calista Way and Traders Parkway and are missing a package that was delivered between 9-11 a.m. Monday or have any home surveillance video of the thefts, please notify Detective Kleeb at 719-382-4255, or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634 STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

The investigation remains active.

 

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