Indiana man accused of stealing cars for joy rides

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- A Washington, Indiana man is facing charges related to taking vehicles from Sternberg’s Chrysler in Jasper on “joy rides.”

Employees at the dealership told police they became suspicious when they noticed cars had been moved and even a suspicious car in the parking lot. Police say that 52 year old Robert Warne drove into the parking lot with a semi while they were at the scene.

According to authorities, Warne later admitted to taking several semis and dump trucks from the lot without permission for joy rides. Warne now faces several charges, including auto theft.

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(This story was originally published on December 30, 2019)

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