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Suspect in S-R carjacking remains jailed

A man suspected of stealing a truck with a newspaper carrier still inside remains in jail on $3,000 bond.

Adrian B. Garcia, 22, was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and unlawful imprisonment after Spokesman-Review carrier Jeremy Wavra and his wife, Leigh Wavra, reported the theft near West Garland Avenue and North Washington Street about 2:19 a.m. on Sunday.

Leigh Wavra was in the back of the1984 Chevrolet S-10 when Garcia allegedly stole it as Jeremy Wavra delivered newspapers.

Garcia slowed to about 5 mph to allowed to her to get out of the car, according to court documents. The truck was found abandoned and Garcia was arrested near North Whitehouse Street and West Walton Avenue. He appeared in Superior Court on Monday.

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