Deputies in Marion arrested four teenagers and accused them in a series of car and credit card thefts.
According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, three vehicles were reported stolen from western Marion County in the early morning hours of June 8.
Deputies said the suspects also used credit cards that had been left in the stolen vehicle, at area businesses. The investigation uncovered four suspects in the stores and video showed the vehicle they were driving.
At about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, the vehicle was stopped by a Marion police officer and the four suspects were arrested.
Ryan Belt, 18, and Kyle Good, 18, both of Marion, a 17-year-old male and a 17-year-old female were all arrested.
Belt was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and misuse of a credit card. Good was charged with misuse of a credit card. A review of charges was sent to the juvenile prosecutor for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, misuse of a credit card and obstructing official business for the two juvenile suspects.
Deputies continue to investigate whether all three stolen vehicles are related and are still searching for a red 2002 Mercury Sable with Ohio registration GBX4006.
Deputies ask anyone with information on the vehicle thefts or the whereabouts of the stolen Mercury Sable to call the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at 740-382-8244 ext. 0.