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Search Continues for a Third Suspect in Connection to a Stolen Vehicle from a Festus Area Neighborhood

(Jefferson County) Two suspects are in custody and the search continues for at least one other person after a reported stolen vehicle from Illinois was found early on Tuesday morning in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Grant Bissell says this all started a little bit before 3 a.m. when a deputy who was patrolling the Falls at Little Creek Neighborhood outside of Festus spotted a vehicle that had reportedly failed to yield to another deputy hours earlier.

Bissell notes that’s when deputies noticed another vehicle leaving the area.

The search for the third suspect and the stolen BMW is ongoing.

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