Woman chased through West Midtown in stolen Amazon delivery truck, police say – WSB-TV Channel 2
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ATLANTA — Police in Atlanta have arrested a girl who hopped into an Amazon supply truck and took it for a joyride.
Officers say a girl stole the truck on Tuesday afternoon earlier than main them on a chase via the streets of West Midtown.
Based on the incident report, the motive force advised police that he was making a supply at a communications firm of Peachtree Highway.
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He advised investigators that he left the supply truck operating with the important thing within the ignition whereas he went inside to make a supply. When he got here again lower than 10 minutes later, the truck was gone.
Officers had been in a position to observe and discover the truck on Ethel Drive a short while later.
Sprint digital camera video obtained by Channel 2 Motion Information reveals the truck race down Northside Drive earlier than slicing via a Shell fuel station earlier than finally operating right into a lifeless finish at Techwood Drive and sixth Road.
The girl, later recognized as Adonia Hornsby, might be seen in physique digital camera video climbing out the automotive and being positioned on the bottom whereas she’s handcuffed.
“I can’t do it, I can’t do it,” Hornsby might be heard exclaiming. She later asks officers to not depart her laying on the bottom and thanks them after they place her behind a police automotive.
Hornsby, a South Carolina native, is being held within the Fulton County Jail on prices of theft by taking, fleeing/trying to elude police, failure to obey indicators or management units and one other cost out of Clayton County.
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Earlier this week, Atlanta police reported that, within the first 5 months of 2022, more than 1,000 cars had been stolen off of the streets. They are saying that greater than half of these automobiles had been both operating or had the keys inside after they had been stolen.
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