Suspect said he gave a down payment of R$14,000 and assumed 60 installments of R$930
A 37-year-old man, whose identity was not disclosed, was caught driving, on the morning of this Friday (23), a stolen vehicle in Salvador (BA) that was circulating cloned. The act was carried out by the Federal Highway Police (PRF), which recovered the vehicle. The approach took place during inspection at the PRF Operational Unit located in the municipality of Capim Grosso, in the north of Bahia.
The driver of the car, a 37-year-old man, informed the police that he bought the vehicle in the city of São Gonçalo dos Campos. He also said that he gave an entry value of R$ 14 thousand and assumed 60 installments of 930 reais. The police officers approached the VW/Gol vehicle on BR 324, km 356. Upon carrying out a thorough inspection of the car, the police team discovered that the car was stolen and was circulating cloned with plates and other adulterated vehicle identification elements.
The occurrence of the crime was registered in the capital of Bahia, on 09/27/2021. The man was arrested, taken to the Civil Police and may be held accountable for the crime of receiving (art. 180 CP) of a stolen vehicle.