Four arrested for suspected involvement in car theft

Four arrested for suspected involvement in car theft

Just after midnight on Tuesday, Monona police officers apprehended four individuals at Walmart for suspected involvement with a stolen vehicle.

The Monona Police Department said a store security agent suspected the group arrived to the store in a stolen vehicle and confirmed that they had been seen arriving in the car that was verified as stolen. Just as the four suspects descended into the underground parking lot from the store, officers arrived at the scene. When they saw the officers, all four suspects began running, but they were all quickly apprehended.

Officers discovered that one of the subjects had a debit card that had been stolen from a vehicle at the Hilldale Shopping Center in Madison earlier, the police department said.

Raheam Jones, a 17-year-old from Middleton, Daryle Shelton, a 17-year-old boy from Madison, and two juvenile boys were arrested. One of the juveniles, a 15-year-old, was in possession of the stolen debit card and two knives. The other juvenile, a 16-year-old, was found in possession of a key to the stolen vehicle and was identified as the driver of the car.

Jones, was taken to the Dane County Jail on tentative charges of operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent as a passenger and resisting arrest.

Shelton, was taken to the Dane County Jail on tentative charges of operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent as a passenger and resisting arrest.

The 15-year-old was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center on tentative charges of operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent as a passenger and resisting arrest.

The 16-year-old was also taken to the Juvenile Reception Center on tentative charges of operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent as the driver and resisting arrest.

Police asked anyone with information related to the incident to contact at 608-222-0463, Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014, or text “MONONA” followed by the tip information to 847411.

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