January 04, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Stolen Vehicle Located and Suspect Arrested

On 01-02-11, officers of the SPD were sent to the scene of a reported car theft. An elderly victim said her keys were taken from her by a woman who forcibly removed them from her hand and took her vehicle from the parking lot of Braums at 1401 E. Sunshine.

During a recent call yesterday, SPD officers came in contact with a woman who was believed to be involved in the theft. Officers searched the area around the home and located the stolen vehicle. The suspect, identified as Crystal A. Mahan 11-30-78 was arrested for Second Degree Robbery and transported to the Greene County Jail where she is awaiting charges by the prosecutor's office.

SPD Case Number: 11-185
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Millsap

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd