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Theft from Vehicle Arrest

Date:                            1/28/19

Location:                      200 block Warren St S, 700 block Knox St N, 500 block Catron St N

Arrested and Charges:

Warren, Brian Matthew, 25 yrs old, resides in Salem, Oregon.

Charges:  Theft III, four counts, Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle, four counts


On January 28, 2019 at approx. 4:46 am Ofc. Orozco responded to a suspicious person call regarding a male checking door handles of vehicles.  Ofc. Orozco located Brian Warren who matched the detailed description given of the subject.  Warren initially gave a false name.  Once he was identified he was taken into custody on a parole violation warrant. 

Ofc. Orozco located several items in Warren’s possession including a check and credit card that were not in his name.  Later that morning, several residents discovered thefts from their vehicles and reported items missing including those Warren had in his possession.

Ofc. Orozco additionally charged Warren with four counts of Theft III and four counts of Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle. 

Two vehicles were also reported stolen on January 27th and 28th, one of which has been recovered in Monmouth.

These connected cases are still under investigation.  Monmouth Police Department was assisted by Independence Police Department in this investigation.

Submitted by:
Sgt. Kim Dorn
Monmouth Police Department
(503) 838-1109




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