West Chester Police Arrest Philadelphia Man With Stolen Vehicle

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WEST CHESTER, PA — West Chester Police Department announced the arrest of Jacob Perkins, a 19-year-old male from Philadelphia, on the charge of Receiving Stolen Property.

According to the criminal complaint, on March 26, 2023, at approximately 10:00 am, officers initiated a traffic stop in the 200 block of W Market St. and discovered that the vehicle was reported stolen out of Philadelphia.

Jacob Perkins was taken into custody for receiving stolen property and is currently awaiting a preliminary hearing.

The West Chester Police Department is encouraging anyone who may have information regarding this incident or any other crime to contact their local authorities or submit an anonymous tip online here.

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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