Teen arrested for stealing vehicle in the Town of Tonawanda

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TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB)–Town of Tonawanda Police say they observed an occupied Kia Sorrento on Parkhurst Boulevard and Highland Avenue at 3:18 a.m. on Tuesday.

That vehicle was previously reported stolen on Monday on Avon Road in the town, police say.

When police initiated a traffic stop, the vehicle left but was located a short distance away.

The driver, 18-year-old Lamont Pulliam of Buffalo, was taken into custody and charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, and unauthorized use of a vehicle, a misdemeanor.

Troy Licastro is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2018. See more of his work here.

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