Man arrested for string of car thefts, break-ins
Police have made an arrest related to a slew of vehicle thefts and break-ins, which occurred in the Gary Street area of Sandy during the last week of March. Sandy officers arrested 18-year-old Jacobe Davidson-Manion on Sunday, April 8, on five counts of unlawful entry to a motor vehicle, two counts of unlawful use of a vehicle and one count of attempting to elude arrest. Davidson-Manion was lodged at Clackamas County Jail on $35,000 bail.
Gresham police initially arrested a 16-year-old Portland boy as a suspect in the crimes on Saturday, April 7, before transferring him into Sandy Police Department's custody. The juvenile had been reported as a runaway.
Upon being questioned by Sandy Police, the boy allegedly admitted to helping steal eight vehicles, some of which were taken from Sandy. Both suspects allegedly admitted to being involved in a police chase on March 29.
The juvenile was taken to Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Center in Portland, where he was held on nine counts of unlawful use of a vehicle, nine counts of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle, seven counts of recklessly endangering, two counts of attempting to elude a police officer, and one count of failing to perform the duties of a driver.
Police are still investigating and more arrests could be made.