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Posted on Sat, Feb 25, 2012 : 1:49 p.m.

Teen driver arrested after traffic stop shows car was stolen, Ypsilanti police say

By Steve Pepple

Ypsilanti police say a 16-year-old boy was arrested Friday night and a stolen car was recovered during a traffic stop.

Police said they will seek charges of receiving and concealing stolen property and driving without an operator's license against the teen. The boy was lodged at the Washtenaw County Juvenile Center, according to a crime summary sheet.

The teen was arrested after officers stopped a 2011 Dodge Caliber at about 8:30 p.m. Friday. A check revealed the car been reported stolen out of Washtenaw County and the boy did not have a driver's license, according to summary sheet.

No further details were available today on where the traffic stop occurred or where the car was stolen from.



Mon, Feb 27, 2012 : 6:12 p.m.

THe punishment should be, No drivers license until he's 25! This would be a deterrent to other kids from driving illegally!


Sun, Feb 26, 2012 : 2:27 a.m.

Let's not root for this to be his career. He can learn a lesson if he is willing.

The Black Stallion3

Sat, Feb 25, 2012 : 10:52 p.m.

Starting his career at a young age......too bad.


Sat, Feb 25, 2012 : 8:51 p.m.

plates and insurance are cheaper this way.

Berda Green

Sat, Feb 25, 2012 : 8:49 p.m.

thats what he get


Sat, Feb 25, 2012 : 7:54 p.m.

Great catch and arrest Ypsilanti Police! If not caugh, this could have ended much worse.