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Car thefts over the weekend

October 24, 2020; Bloomington, Indiana: A member of the Bloomington Police Department talks to a vehicle theft suspect after he led police on a brief pursuit that ended in the 600 block of N. Fairview Saturday evening. The suspect was driving a Cadillac that was reported stolen. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Pizza delivery car stolen

A pizza delivery driver’s car was stolen Friday night just before 8:30 p.m., according to the Bloomington Police Department.

The Pizza X delivery driver delivered a pizza to the Candlewood Suites at 1935 S. Basswood Drive and left their keys in the car with it running. By the time the driver had delivered the pizza the car was gone.

The vehicle, which is still unrecovered, is a black 2013 Dodge Dart.

A suspect in the vehicle theft is described as a white male with a shaved head wearing blue jeans. A witness said the suspect had been loitering outside the hotel, and both the car and when the car was stolen it was noticed that the man was not in the area anymore either.

The case is still active.

Woman reports Cadillac stolen

In a second vehicle theft, Saturday evening, a woman said she had loaned her 2009 Cadillac to her boyfriend, and then a person known to him had taken the car without permission.

Police soon located the vehicle in the 1300 block of North Maple, but the driver of the vehicle refused to stop for the police, and led them on a brief pursuit over several blocks. Police stopped the vehicle in the 600 block of N. Fairview.

The driver, a 22-year-old man, was arrested, and faces charges of vehicle theft and resisting arrest. Both are level 6 felonies.

October 24, 2020; Bloomington, Indiana: Police sanitize their hands after arresting the driver of a vehicle reported stolen after a brief pursuit that ended in the 600 block of N. Fairview Saturday evening. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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