LINCOLN, Neb. — A 19-year-old man is in custody after police said he stole four vehicles in June and July.
The Lincoln Police Department arrested Tyrone Kometscher Thursday on one misdemeanor and three felony theft charges, following a string of vehicle thefts in the area.
The thefts included the following vehicles:
Kometscher was arrested in 2017 after being identified as an escapee from Kearney's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center. Police said he and another escapee were suspects in a string of vehicle thefts in Lincoln during their time on the run.