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Man arrested after stealing a car


An Oak Hill man is in jail tonight for stealing a car.

Sheriff Mike Fridley says deputies were dispatched to a residence in Scarbro regarding a stolen vehicle complaint.

The complainant reported his Chevrolet Corvette and the license plate from another vehicle was stolen from his property.

Officers with the Oak Hill Police Dept. later located the Corvette in their city displaying the missing license plate.

Israel Gilkey, 44 of Oak Hill attempted to tell police it was his car. Deputies arrested and charged Gilkey with a felony offense of Grand Larceny. Gilkey was unable to post bond, and was remanded to the Southern Regional Jail.

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