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Detroit man arrested in Howell Twp. for driving stolen pickup truck

A Detroit man was arrested Saturday in Livingston County after the vehicle he was driving was reported stolen out of Macomb County.

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The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office says that at about 2:15 p.m. Saturday afternoon, a deputy a was on patrol in Howell Township on I-96 when he checked the registration on a 2023 Ram pickup.  A press release says that the license plate showed it was stolen in December of 2022 along with a GMC Envoy.

“As the Deputy approached the vehicle to conduct a traffic stop it abruptly exited I-96 onto Highland Road where Deputies performed a high risk traffic stop to take the two occupants into custody,” stated the release. “The driver, a 26 year old male from Detroit, admitted to knowing the vehicle was stolen and was subsequently lodged for receiving and concealing a stolen motor vehicle.”

Authorities say the 2023 Ram pickup, which is the fourth stolen vehicle recovered this week in Livingston County, appears to have been stolen from a manufacturer lot in Sterling Heights on an unknown date.  

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