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Volusia County man charged with stealing hub caps from Sheriffs vehicle

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A Volusia County man was arrested after deputies said he stole the hub caps from a sheriff’s office patrol vehicle Wednesday.

Deputies said they arrested 24-year-old Angel Rivera after he admitted stealing the center caps from a Volusia County sheriff’s vehicle as it was parked at the Orange City park and ride.

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Investigators said a witness gave them Rivera’s license plate number after seeing him commit the theft.

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When deputies contacted Rivera, he admitted to taking the caps and told them he had hidden them behind a tree.

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Rivera was charged with theft of law enforcement equipment and booked into the Volusia County jail.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.