Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
As a result of the implemented investigation and search measures, criminal investigation officers of the Russian MIA Division for the Zavolzhsky District of Ulyanovsk apprehended the men suspected of a series of thefts from cars.
According to the preliminary information, one of the detained men is a previously convicted 22-year old resident of the regional center who is suspected of having committed over 20 thefts from cars. Typically, the offender stole accumulator batteries, sold them and then used the money for his personal needs.
Already being under investigation, the young man together with his 26-year old acquaintance supposedly perpetrated eight more thefts.
The police initiated criminal cases. Restraint in the form of written undertaking not to leave and to behave properly was imposed on the detained men.