NORFOLK — A third suspect in a stolen vehicles case is behind bars after Norfolk Police continued their investigation into an incident from early Wednesday morning.
Norfolk Police Captain Michael Bauer says 19-year-old John Hyler of Madison is being housed in the Madison County Jail on charges of burglary and theft.
Bauer says police located the stolen Jeep in Norfolk.
Original Story: Two men are in jail and a third is detained after a suspicious activity call led police to stolen vehicles.
Norfolk Police say they received a complaint of suspicious activity around 12:40 AM Wednesday morning in the 300 block of Bluff Avenue. When officers arrived, a white Jeep sped off. Officers contacted 20-year-old Marcus Crespo of Norfolk and 18-year-old Taylor Yoder of Hastings who were occupants of a second vehicle at the scene. Police say they searched the second vehicle and found vehicle titles and blank in-transits. Officers checked with the dealerships listed and both said they were burglarized recently. One of the dealerships reported two vehicles missing. One of those vehicles, a tow truck, was located nearby and the second was a white Jeep.
Crespo and Yoder were arrested for burglary and possession of stolen property. They are being housed in the Madison County Jail.
Police say they located the driver of the Jeep in Madison. He is being questioned and the case is still under investigation. Police say they are still searching for the stolen white 2005 Jeep Grand Laredo which is believed to be in the Madison area.