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Two men police say stole a U-Haul got busted for the dumbest reasons ever

Posted: 5:38 PM, Aug 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-22 17:38:55-04

Two men were arrested Wednesday morning after leading police on a short chase in a stolen U-Haul box truck, authorities confirmed.

Deshaun Scott, 34, and Marvin Robinson, 23, were both charged with receiving stolen property.

Officers said they spotted a U-Haul without headlights near East 55th Street and Harvard Avenue. They said they observed someone inside toss a beer bottle out of the truck's window. Officers initiated a traffic stop, but the driver sped off.

Police said they chased the truck for several minutes before the truck's driver crashed the vehicle into a nearby garage.

Authorities said the truck's ignition system had been tampered with. Authorities are investigating the truck to determine if it was used in a recent smash and grab.

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