Suspect arrested for stealing police vehicle

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CRAWFORD COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office has a suspect in custody that they say stole a police cruiser.

Deputies recieved a call about a stolen vehicle just before 1 p.m. Saturday.  When they arrived on the scene, 26 year old Gator Leon Shaw fled deputies on foot before jumping into a police car that had been left unsecured, and driving away.

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Deputies caught up with Shaw after he lost control of the vehicle and crashed.  He’s charged with two counts of theft by taking. More charges are pending.