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West Virginia Man Arrested For Second Time In One Week After Stealing Same Car Twice, Police Say

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Mar. 15 2023, Published 1:23 p.m. ET

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A man in West Virginia found himself in trouble with police for the second time in the same week following a routine traffic stop, according to authorities.

On March 8, deputies were conducting road patrols in the Racine area of Boone County, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.

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While patrolling, deputies saw a vehicle that had been reported stolen and performed a traffic stop on the vehicle in order to investigate the situation, officials said.

According to police, the traffic stop led to the arrest of Richard Workman Jr., 24.

Deputies said the incident was the second time in a week that Workman was arrested in connection with the unlawful possession of the same vehicle.

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He was charged with grand larceny and receiving and transferring stolen property as a result of the traffic stop, according to the sheriff's office.


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