Uncle, nephew charged in cars theft

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A nephew and uncle were taken into custody Wednesday after police said they stole  vehicles from a vacant lot and sold them

Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator Aaron Hannsz said  both men had been subcontracted to help with an eviction at the 1800 block of Harvard Hill Court and were aware that two vehicles had been left in the lot while the owner made arrangements to move them.

Police said Kristopher Lindsey Dunn, 23, removed a vehicle from the yard, and the vehicle was later discovered by the owner at Dunn’s residence. Police said Dunn and the owner had a verbal agreement that she would not press charges as long as Dunn would allow her to leave the vehicle there in the meantime.

However, Dunn sold the vehicle without permission on June 23 to CMC Recycling, Hannsz said. Charges against Dunn include theft by taking a motor vehicle.

Meanwhile, Stanley Duane Dunn, 56, stole the remaining vehicle from the lot on June 25 and also sold it to CMC Recycling, Hannsz said. Charges include theft of a motor vehicle.

Both suspects told officers they didn’t know about the other’s actions.

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