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Sun Prairie Police Department, Wisconsin
Wednesday November 7th, 2018 :: 08:37 a.m. CST


Two stolen vehicles recovered

From: Sgt. Ray Thomson

Date: 11/6/2018

Subject: Two Stolen Vehicles Recovered

On Monday, November 5, 2018 Sun Prairie Police responded to a report of a possible stolen vehicle left in the area of Hazelnut Trail and Goldenrod Drive. A citizen reported that a group of juveniles had exited the vehicle, thrown keys into a pond, and walked away from the vehicle.

Sun Prairie Police confirmed that the vehicle had been stolen earlier in the day in the City of Madison. After checking the area, Sun Prairie Police were able to locate the juveniles. A 14 year old Sun Prairie resident was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent and taken to the juvenile reception center.

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Sun Prairie Police investigators were able to develop information from the first incident that led to the recovery of a second stolen vehicle in the City of Madison. This vehicle had previously been stolen from a residence in the City of Sun Prairie on Monday, November 5, 2018. A 17 year old resident of the City of Madison was arrested reference this vehicle and taken to the Dane County Jail for operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent and two counts of bail jumping.

The Sun Prairie Police Department continues to encourage all residents to remove all valuables from their vehicle and secure their at all times.

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Sun Prairie Police Department, Wisconsin
300 East Main Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-837-7336

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