3 arrested in connection with gun, vehicle thefts at auto dealership

Police have arrested three people for their alleged involvement with stealing guns and a vehicle from an auto dealership.

CARTERSVILLE, Ga.  – Police have arrested three people for their alleged involvement with stealing guns and a vehicle from an auto dealership.

The burglary happened overnight Monday at Premier Auto Locators located 1331 Joe Frank Harris Parkway on April 30.

During the break-in, two guns were stolen along with the keys to several vehicles from inside the business.

Bartow County Sheriff's Office investigators observed a suspect enter a Jeep Wrangler for sale on the lot and drive away while reviewing surveillance footage.

A short time later the suspect returned in the Jeep and left again. After another short time the suspect returned with the Jeep, walked around the lot, and left again - this time driving off with a Chevrolet Silverado that belonged to the dealership.  

Later that day the stolen Chevrolet truck was located at 1400 Joe Frank Harris Parkway abandoned, and was recovered.

Zachary Wolff and Tiffianey Wells were arrested in possession of a gun and keys that had been taken during the burglary on Monday.

Bartow County Criminal Investigators later arrested Cedric Word after he was also suspected of being involved in the incident.

Investigators conducted an interview with Word, he was then taken into custody at the Bartow County Sheriff's Office.

Word is charged with burglary and two counts of theft by taking of a motor vehicle.

Wolff and Wells were charged with theft by receiving stolen property and obstruction with Wolff also being charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


 

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