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Police Arrest Four, Seven Stolen Vehicles Recovered in Georgetown Auto Theft Operation

Officers arrested suspects for possession of a stolen vehicle and located seven stolen vehicles including a snowmobile in the Georgetown neighborhood on Friday evening.

Community Response Group officers, Patrol and Department of Correction partners patrolled the area investigating suspicious vehicles. Officers recognized vehicles which previously eluded them and successfully detained the occupants.

Officers observed punched out ignitions in vehicles, fabricated temporary trip permits and items such as screwdrivers and altered keys within these vehicles.  

Police booked three suspects for possession of a stolen vehicle. A fourth suspect was identified from past contacts and booked for his outstanding warrant. All suspects were booked into King County Jail.

The Department will continue efforts investigating automobile thefts throughout the city.