Cleveland Police Capture Man Charged With Stealing Police Car

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Cleveland Police early Thursday morning nabbed a man charged with stealing a police car, and they also arrested a female acquaintance.

Detectives checked addresses in three different counties beginning at 7:30 p.m.. in search of Charles James Masengale, who was allegedly involved in stealing a police car from a Cleveland Police Department offficer, and Amber Millaway, the female with Masengale before the theft.

Finally, investigators located both suspects at a home at 2316 Old Harrison Pike in Cleveland. It is the home of Crystal Smith, sister of Amber Millaway.

Masengale and Ms. Millaway were taken into custody at 2:15 a.m. and transported to the Bradley County Justice Center.

Masengale is facing six felony charges (possession of Schedule II drugs for resale, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft over $10,000, evading arrest, reckless endangerment, and being a felon in possession of a firearm) and five misdemeanors (driving on a suspended license, leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, violation of financial responsibility and violation of registration).

Masengale was found to have outstanding warrants from Hamilton County on separate instances.

Ms.  Millaway is facing two felony charges (possession of Schedule II drugs for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia).


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