Serial Car Thief Suspect Arrested After Chase in Newberry

Newberry, SC (WLTX) - A suspect in auto thefts and a police chase in the city of Newberry has been arrested. 

Investigators, who have not named the suspect, say he was caught around 2:25 Friday morning between Main and Evans Street. 

Newberry Police said employees at the Waffle House on SC 773 at Interstate 26 reported a man who said he was wanted. Police couldn't find him, but did find a vehicle that was stolen earlier in the week and another vehicle was located from Spartanburg County. 

Police say later, they spotted the suspect in the Citgo on Evans at Wilson. They say the man drove off in a stolen UTV and crashed it. 

He was arrested a little while later. 

 

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