Teen Charged With Stealing Motor Vehicle

New Castle County Police have arrested a 16 year-old with stealing a motor vehicle.

(Newark, Del. 19702) Sunday (December 10) New Castle County Patrol officers were patrolling the area of The Sparrow Run Community. The officer observed a Silver Nissan Sedan making several traffic violations, at which time the officer conducted a motor vehicle stop for the infractions.

Officers learned that the vehicle was reported stolen to New Castle County Police from the 8000 block of Rodin Ct on Sunday, December 3rd.

A 16-year-old driver and 13-year-old passenger were taken into custody without incident.

The 13-year-old was not charged.

The 16-year-old, from the 500 block of Concord Bridge Pl was charged with theft of a motor vehicle, driving without a license, failure to use turn signal, failure to stop at a stop sign, improper lane change, and driving a vehicle without consent of the owner. He was arraigned and released on $1,350.00 unsecured bond and issued a no contact order.