Police: Man stole car to sell at scrapyard for $250

Posted at 11:41 AM, Jun 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-05 11:41:31-04

Erie County Sheriff's Deputies say an East Aurora man stole an intact car to sell at a scrapyard.

Deputies responded to the missing vehicle report on May 23 after the owner noticed the purple Pontiac Grand Prix was missing from its storage location in Elma.

Deputies documented tracks on the grass and believe the vehicle was towed away.

On May 31, deputies found the vehicle intact at a Buffalo scap and recycling business where the business bought it for $250. Detectives identified the seller and arrested 54-year-old David Litchke.

Litchke is charged with a felony county of Grand larceny of an Auto.

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