16-Year-Old Arrested in Connection With Stolen Vehicles, Thefts From Vehicles

Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police DepartmentImage courtesy of the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department

WEST CHESTER, PA — The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department announced the arrest of a 16-year-old juvenile male from Wilmington, Delaware in connection to multiple Motor Vehicle Thefts and related crimes.

In the early hours of December 17, 2022, officers from the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department responded to numerous reports of stolen vehicles and thefts from vehicles. The suspects had fled the scene in several stolen vehicles, and police were actively searching for them.

Later that morning, an observant resident noticed a suspicious male walking through a neighborhood and contacted the police. With the help of West Goshen Township Police, the 16-year-old juvenile male was detained in the 1300 block of Boot Road of East Goshen Township and later arrested in connection with the stolen vehicles and thefts from vehicles.

Police are actively investigating other suspects related to these incidents. If you have information related to these crimes, contact the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department at (610) 692-9600.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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