UP makes arrests for auto theft

University Police made two arrests early Wednesday morning in the case of 21 auto burglaries which occurred last week. Along with the arrest, police recovered vehicles that were stolen from campus and other jurisdictions, according to police reports.

Police arrested two 16-year-old males, Marc A. Williams and Remiz Anderson, after the subjects were spotted dropping off two vehicles that had been previously stolen, according to reports.

Sgt. Mike Klingebiel, spokesman for UP, said Williams and Anderson fled the scene with two other subjects when they were spotted inside a red four-door Honda. Plain clothed officers arrested Williams and Anderson at Lexington and Telefareo, where they were found hiding inside a shed, according to reports. Police were unable to find the other two subjects.

Prior to the arrests, police spotted the same subjects dropping off a light green Honda at USF in Lot 47. The subjects told police they dropped the vehicle off because the taillight was burnt out. According to reports, police also spotted the subjects running from a white Dodge Intrepid after they dropped off a vehicle which was stolen from Sligh Avenue earlier in the day.