2nd Suspect Sought In Dealership Theft, Police Chase - Local news, weather, sports Savannah | WSAV On Your Side

2nd Suspect Sought In Dealership Theft, Police Chase

Posted: Updated:
SAVANNAH, GA -

A Savannah man is in jail and a search is on for his accomplice after a car was stolen from a dealership, involved in a police chase and crashed on Wednesday morning.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police first spotted the two men speeding in a 2007 Mercury Mariner near several southside Savannah auto dealerships about 2:20 a.m. Detectives say the SUV was stolen from the Savannah Toyota Value Used Car Center.

Officers chased the SUV through the Midtown and Baldwin Park neighborhoods where they say 18 year old Charles Leonard Mobley crashed it into a fence and garage then overturned in the 1400 block of East 40th Street Lane.

Officers saw Mobley and another male got out of the care and ran away. Within the hour, officers arrested Mobley at his home, but they never caught up with other man.

Mobley is charged with theft by taking (auto), fleeing to elude, reckless driving and two counts of criminal damage to property.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Industrial Accident at International Paper Company Leaves One Man Dead

    UPDATE: Industrial Accident at International Paper Company Leaves One Man Dead

    UPDATE: Industrial Accident at International Paper Company Leaves One Man Dead

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:21:04 GMT
    Savannah Fire Department and Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of an industrial accident at the International Paper Company on West Lathrop Avenue in Savannah. Spokesman Mark Keller says Savannah Fire arrived on the scene and commenced CPR, but the man was unresponsive.Details are limited now. Stay with WSAV for the latest, as News Three's Ian Margol is on the scene learning more.
    Savannah Fire Department and Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are on the scene of an industrial accident at the International Paper Company on West Lathrop Avenue in Savannah. Spokesman Mark Keller says Savannah Fire arrived on the scene and commenced CPR, but the man was unresponsive.Details are limited now. Stay with WSAV for the latest, as News Three's Ian Margol is on the scene learning more.
  • UPDATE: Man Arrested in Statesboro Bar Fight Death Denied Bond

    UPDATE: Man Arrested in Statesboro Bar Fight Death Denied Bond

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:31:41 GMT
    A 20 year old is in custody, accused of beating 18 Year old GSU freshman Michael Gatto to death inside a club
    A 20 year old is in custody, accused of beating 18 Year old GSU freshman Michael Gatto to death inside a club
  • Highway Patrol Investigates Fatal Beaufort Crash

    Highway Patrol Investigates Fatal Beaufort Crash

    Highway Patrol Investigates Fatal Beaufort Crash

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:26:13 GMT
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened just after 8 p.m. on Saturday, on Highway 21 in Beaufort. According to Sgt. Bob Beres, a 1998 Mercedes Benz ran off of the right side of the road and overturned. 
    The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened just after 8 p.m. on Saturday, on Highway 21 in Beaufort. According to Sgt. Bob Beres, a 1998 Mercedes Benz ran off of the right side of the road and overturned. 
Powered by WorldNow

1430 East Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31404

Telephone: 912.651.0300
Fax: 912.651.0320
Email: newsemailalert@wsav.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.