Crime

Car Thief Arrested after Chase

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FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, IL. (KMOX) - St. Clair County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a man they believe is responsible for a number of car break ins in Fairview Heights.

A resident on Veach Drive heard his vehicle start and leave his driveway. He called police, who tried to stop the vehicle, which then sped-up and crashed in Swansea.

The driver was injured, taken to a hospital, then to jail.

Officials believe he is responsible for about five car break-ins in Fairview Heights.

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