Decoy vehicle helps police catch suspected car thief
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Decoy vehicle helps police catch suspected car thief


Police arrested a 31-year-old man Friday after he was seen stealing items from a decoy vehicle in Wahiawa.

Police said the man entered the vehicle parked in a commercial parking lot at 1830 Wilikina Drive and exit with several items about 7 p.m. Police said officers converged on the man and recovered the stolen items along with illegal narcotics.

The man, of no local address, was arrested for investigation of unauthorized entry into a vehicle and two drug offenses.

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