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“On today’s date [Wednesday?], at approximately 20:45 hours, members of 3-D VICE Unit were conducting covert operations in the area of 1200 Clifton Street, NW when they intervened in an “Attempted Theft-I Stolen Auto” in progress.
Investigation revealed a 15 year old male suspect had destroyed a vehicle window, entered the vehicle and quickly broke the vehicles steering column and ignition switch in an attempt to hot-wire the vehicle. Members of 3-D VICE were able to catch the juvenile suspect in the act and he was subsequently arrested.
During a search incident to his arrest, the juvenile suspect was found to be in possession of a book bag containing numerous screwdrivers, suspected to be implements of the crime for which he was arrested.
Reminder: Vehicle Theft Prevention
1) Utilize an Alarm System
2) Park in Well Lit Areas
3) Lock your Car
4) Do Not Leave Valuable Visible
Look Out for Your Neighbors…”If You See Something…Say Something!”