Newport Police Looking For Auto Theft Suspect
Newport police are on the lookout for a suspect who stole a vehicle out of the Food City West parking lot Monday. Police have posted the picture of a person of interest in that theft on the Newport Police Department’s Facebook page. That individual is suspected in being involved in the theft of a green 1998 Jeep Wrangler. A black 2 door Mercedes with what appears to be gold/bronze colored wheels was operated by that person of interest. If you have any information regarding the owner of the Mercedes or the identity of the person in that picture, you are asked to call the Newport police department at 423-623-5556 ext. 551. All tips remain anonymous.