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  • Thefts from cars lead to arrest in Effingham

    Thursday Sep 27 | via WAND-TV Decatur 

    Officers say they arrested Altamont man Javier R. Rodriguez Rich, 32, on Tuesday morning hours after finding a wallet and other items in the 200 block of North 1st Street. They say he admitted to stealing from unlocked cars in the 600 block of Market Street and the 600 block of East Washington Avenue at about 3 a.m. Rich faces two burglary charges and another two for unlawful possession of another's credit card.

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