Vehicle Thief Sentenced To 18 Months

Sgt. Terry Preuninger, PIO

Friday, October 11, 2019 at 2:41 p.m.

Man who was arrested by the Spokane Patrol Anti-Crime Team tied to over $300,000 in vehicle thefts and suspected of many more sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Andrew W. Smith 33 plead guilty to 2 counts of Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Attempt to Elude.  Smith was taking keys from dealerships around town and coming back later to steal the cars.  SPD was able to tie Smith to 7 different vehicle thefts (worth over 300 thousand dollars) and suspect him of many more.  Smith was sentenced to 18 months in prison and 12 months of probation.

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