VIDEO: Teens from Chicago area suspected in theft of 9 cars from Wisconsin dealership; 1 charged

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Friday, February 23, 2024
Watch: Burglars steal 9 cars from Wisconsin dealership, lead police on chase
There's video of Land Rovers being stolen from a dealership. Prosecutors say a group of Chicago teens are behind the heist.

WAUKESHA, Wis. (WLS) -- A group of teens from the Chicago area are suspects in an organized luxury car heist in Wisconsin.

Waukesha police said one of the suspects has been arrested after nine cars were stolen.

Police responded Sunday morning to the Jaguar/Land Rover car dealership after receiving information from a maintenance worker that there was damage to a garage door.

After an investigation, police discovered eight vehicles belonging to the dealership and belonging to a customer were stolen.

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Another law enforcement agency had engaged the nine vehicles as they fled the scene, Waukesha police said.

Police said a group of teenagers from the Chicago area were responsible for the heist and a 17-year-old from Chicago has been charged. Two of the vehicles have been recovered.