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Avon police arrest 3 men for stealing a Jeep, trying to break into other vehicles

Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 11:15 AM EDT
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AVON, Ohio (WOIO) - Two Vermilion men and one Avon man are in police custody for allegedly stealing one vehicle and trying to break-into others.

Avon police said they received several calls around 5 a.m. regarding suspects walking through yards and trying to enter vehicles in the Red Tail development.

As officers were en route to the development, they stopped a car with three people who matched the suspect’s descriptions.

According to police, the suspects confessed to stealing the Jeep, which was spotted near the area of the traffic stop.

David McPherson, 28, of Vermilion is charged with complicity to motor theft.

Arrested by Avon police on June 16.
Arrested by Avon police on June 16.((Source: Avon police))

Steven Hite, 29, of Vermilion, is charged with motor vehicle theft.

Arrested by Avon police on June 16.
Arrested by Avon police on June 16.((Source: Avon police))

Curtis Cody, 32, of Avon, is charged with motor vehicle theft and ID fraud.

Arrested by Avon police on June 16, 2021.
Arrested by Avon police on June 16, 2021.((Source: Avon police))

Police said all three suspects have active warrants in Lorain, Cuyahoga, Erie and Ottawa Counties.

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