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Suspect arrested and charged for series of Westminster car thefts

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Posted at 12:39 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 12:39:47-05

WESTMINSTER, Md. — Westminster Police Officers have arrested and charged the suspect who is responsible for a series of automobile thefts.

In early January 2021, investigators named 25-year-old Gabel Sierra-Jimenez as that suspect.

Based on investigative leads, they were able to obtain a search warrant for his residence, which they executed on January 24. Detectives recovered evidence linking him to multiple theft cases and, as a result, applied for charges and received an arrest warrant.

On January 27, officers located and arrested Sierra-Jimenez.

He has been charged with multiple counts of theft and related offenses as a result of the investigation into a spree of car thefts between December 27, 2020 and January 7, 2021.

Sierra-Jimenez was transported to the Carroll County Detention Center where he was initially held on a “no-bond” status.