POLICE: Traffic Stop Solves Rash Of Vehicle Break-Ins

Newport police say a speeding stop Sunday helped them solve a rash of vehicle break-ins dating back to February.

Nicholas Brotzman and Donovan Ellzy, both of Newport are charged to with 13 counts of felony breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, 12 counts of misdemeanor larceny and possession of stolen property, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Police say during the traffic stop officers recovered numerous items stolen from vehicles in the Newport area.

Both men are in jail on $25,000 bonds.


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  • by Robert Humberstone, Sr. on Jun 30, 2009 at 08:02 AM
    Like breaking into cars, eh? The punishment for that should be officers going hog-wild on these punks with truncheons and heavy boots.
  • by married chic Location: Lenoir Co on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:34 AM
    I'm sure their innocent according to their mama's.
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