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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Amsterdam man arrested for tampering with a motor vehicle

Lance Utech 


On May 21, 2017 a Deputy was dispatched to a residence on County Road 14002 in regards to a possible vehicle theft. 

A witness noticed two men rummaging through a car on the property. The two subjects soon left the property and took some clothes and cufflinks out of the car that were estimated to have a $900.00 value. 

The witness was shown photos of two subjects who were suspected of multiple burglaries in the area. The witness was able to identify one of the men in the photos as the man that was seen rummaging through the car.

The vehicle was dusted for fingerprints and photos were taken. An area canvass was conducted with one person stating that they had seen some suspicious activity the morning of the theft.

On May 25, 2017, Detectives took Lance Utech into custody for Tampering with a Motor Vehicle. His bond was set at $4500.00 cash or surety.