Car lot owner arrested for auto theft, misuse of dealer plate

MGN Online
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 1:18pm

Last year, Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Towing and Recovery Unit along with the Office of Motor Vehicles Special Plate Division received multiple complaints regarding alleged illegal activity at Curry's Used Car Lot and Storage Facility located in the town of Vivian in Caddo Parish.

An investigation was initiated into the facility and the owner, Sam Curry, 63, of Vivian.

The investigation revealed Curry committed criminal acts relating to illegally selling cars without adhering to state mandated protocols and laws.

Troopers obtained a warrant for Curry's arrest.

On February 6, 2014, Curry was arrseted and charged with two counts of auto theft and one count of misuse of a dealer plate.

He was booked into Caddo Parish Correctional Center.

If convicted of all charges, Curry could face up to 20 years in prison and $6,000 in fines.

This incident is still an ongoing investigation.

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