In Nizhny Tagil, a car thief was detained. According to the press group of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, a drunk man got into someone else’s car, stole an expensive tool and left the car nearby.

The theft of a silver VAZ-21110 was reported to the police by a resident of a house on Leningradsky Prospekt. On July 23, he parked his car in the yard, and around 11:30 p.m. he noticed that the car had disappeared. And if the passenger car itself, according to the man, cost 30 thousand rubles, then the tool in the cabin is estimated at at least 75 thousand. Together with the car, a puncher, an angle cutter, two screwdrivers, an electric drill, a milling cutter and a laser level disappeared.

The detectives found the car with the wires of the ignition switch torn out near the house on Tchaikovsky Street. There were no tools inside. The criminalist took fingerprints from the driver’s door and sent them for examination. In parallel, the police studied the recordings from the surveillance camera installed above the entrance of the house from which the car was stolen.

“When viewing the recording, it was found that at 23:19 a man in shorts, slates, with a small bag over his shoulder approached the entrance. Having lit a cigarette, he stood for some time at the entrance, and then, looking around, confidently headed towards the VAZ-21110. Another minute, and the car drove out of the yard, ”the local police department said.

Fingerprints were checked in the databases and came out on a 32-year-old resident of the Dzerzhinsky district. In 2008, he was already on trial and got off with a suspended sentence. A person with a similar appearance was taken to the police station. He admitted that he was drunk that evening. By chance, they had the keys to the same car with them. Decided to check if they fit or not. After the theft, I saw a tool in the trunk. He managed to sell an electric drill and a screwdriver, the security forces confiscated the rest of the property from his house.

A criminal case has been opened on the fact of theft with significant damage. The detainee was placed in a temporary detention facility. He faces up to 5 years in prison.

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