Alert citizen’s observation leads to arrest

An alert citizen’s observation led to an arrest in Aberdeen.

The Aberdeen Police Department tells KXRO that on Wednesday at about 1:00pm, a citizen called 911 and reported to police, that he saw a suspicious grey Dodge mini-van driving on gravel walking trails with the rear window broken out.

Police say the license plate number revealed the vehicle was possibly stolen out of .

They say Aberdeen Officers located the vehicle as it was leaving the area and conducted a traffic stop.

Officers confirmed that the vehicle was stolen and the 25 year old man from Olympia was taken into custody for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving on a Suspended License.

The Aberdeen Police Department would like to thank the citizens involved in this incident for quickly reporting suspicious circumstances to 911.


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