McKeesport, PA - Man Released From Holding Cell At The Police Station For Drunk And Disorderly - Steals Running Police Car Undercover Car - Stopped On A Bridge - Caught/Arrested

March 3, 2016

pittsburgh.cbslocal.com

A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a running undercover police vehicle. According to police, a Jeep Cherokee used in undercover operations was being warmed up in the parking lot behind the McKeesport Police Department.

Detectives soon noticed that the unattended vehicle was missing. Police suspected a man they had just released from a holding cell for being drunk and disorderly at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

After reviewing surveillance footage, police issued a “Be on the Lookout” alert.

Shortly after, the vehicle was spotted and officers pulled it over on the Boston Bridge.

A man inside the vehicle, Mario Tiller, was arrested and is facing a list of charges including, theft, receiving stolen goods and driving with a suspended license.

He is being held in the Allegheny County Jail.

A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a running undercover police vehicle.

According to police, a Jeep Cherokee used in undercover operations was being warmed up in the parking lot behind the McKeesport Police Department.

Detectives soon noticed that the unattended vehicle was missing. Police suspected a man they had just released from a holding cell for being drunk and disorderly at UPMC McKeesport Hospital.

After reviewing surveillance footage, police issued a “Be on the Lookout” alert.

Shortly after, the vehicle was spotted and officers pulled it over on the Boston Bridge.

A man inside the vehicle, Mario Tiller, was arrested and is facing a list of charges including,theft,receiving stolen goods and driving with a suspended license.

He is being held in the Allegheny County Jail.