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Man arrested in Erie County for sixth time since September for vehicle theft-related crimes

Amherst Police
Posted at 5:36 PM, Feb 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 17:36:59-05

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo man was arrested by Amherst police Monday for allegedly operating a stolen vehicle.

According to police 18-year-old Tyrell Patterson-Scott was arrested and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle in the third degree and criminal possession of stolen property in the third degree.

A detective observed a vehicle on the I-290 that was known to be reported stolen. The vehicle was stopped on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst and Patterson-Scott was taken into custody without incident.

Police say this is the sixth time since September 2020 that Patterson-Scott has been arrested in Erie County for vehicle theft-related crimes.