facebook
twitter
search
search

Russian teenager accused of stealing, sinking cars

July 23, 2013 at 1:31 PM

MAGADAN, Russia, July 23 (UPI) -- Russian police said a 17-year-old boy admitted to stealing 10 cars and sinking some of them in a nearby lake.

Police in the eastern Magadan region said the teenager has been detained and is likely to face criminal charges after he admitted to stealing the 10 cars and sinking some of them in Glinka lake, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday.

"In order to locate and retrieve the stolen vehicles from the lake, police requested the assistance of the regional search-and-rescue unit from the Ministry of Emergencies," a police representative said. "After a brief search, the divers discovered the vehicles at the bottom of the [Glinka] lake and brought them to the shore."

Police are working to assess damage to the vehicles, the representative said.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Man facing charges for petting the cougars at Ohio zoo
Sheriff's lieutenant to unidentified thief: 'Look at me son, I'm talking to you'
Plane nearly overturns in strong wind during Netherlands landing
Starbucks lifts ban on man who confronted drivers in spaces for disabled
Coolest pug of the summer beats the heat, snores in his pool