Gang specialized in stealing the taxi drivers is arrested, In Manaus

The last action of the criminals took place on 5 Of this month.
08/01/2016 13h55 - Updated 8/01/2016 13h55
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The team Specialized Police in robberies and thefts of vehicles (DERFV), under the command of Péricles do Nascimento delegates and Luiz Felipe de Vasconcelos, respectively, and deputy head, arrested on Wednesday, day 6, four youths involved in vehicle theft of a taxi driver, fact occurred last Tuesday, day 5. The gang is investigated by the police for committing several robberies in category.

During a press conference at the General Police, Péricles do Nascimento delegate said David da Silva Pontes, 18, Henrique Costa Lima, 18, Jhonatha Gabriel Martins, 20, and Matheus Menezes Lobato Icarus, 18, Siena stole the vehicle from a taxi driver, no dia 5, por volta the 22h, at Avenida Camapuã, Tancredo Neves, East of Manaus.

As the police authority, Henry and Jhonata were arrested by military police in the early hours of the day 6, por volta the 5h, in the victim's car. The authors were in three teenagers company at the time of approach, which they were referred to the Specialized Police in Determination of Acts infractional (DEAAI), where they were heard and, later, released.

After the arrest of the double, second birth, the team started a new DERFV diligence in search of others involved. "After investigations, David managed to make the prison in his residence, located on Rachel Street, neighborhood Petrópolis, Sul. In this ocasion, Matheus was also on the property and was arrested by the police ", said the delegate.

According to the team who worked on the case, They were seized in the house of David, a stereo and a key of a vehicle, belonging to another taxi driver who was assaulted by the gang still on 6. In the course of investigative work, They were also found a knife and firearm simulacrum, used by young people to commit crimes.

According to the delegate Péricles do Nascimento, It is not the first time that the gang acts. "The four individuals are habitual practice of car theft, mainly taxi drivers. After the assaults, they committed other crimes and, then, abandoned vehicles of victims ", mentioned.

The four offenders were charged in the act by increased theft, criminal association and corruption of minors. After the legal procedures, they will be forwarded to the Public Jail Judge Raimundo Vidal Pessoa, which await the court's decision.


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