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Newark teen stole vehicle, took it for a joyride before abandoning it

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Newark teen following the investigation into the report of a stolen vehicle.


Ian Axtell, 18, of Newark, was arrested for grand larceny in the third degree. 

It is alleged that Axtell stole a vehicle from a driveway on Van Dusen Street, took the vehicle for a joyride around the block and abandoned the vehicle on Grace Avenue in Newark.

Axtell was transported to the Wayne County Jail to await CAPS arraignment.