• 2 arrested in suspected theft ring involving high-end cars

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    The Covington Police Department's Criminal Investigative Division and Special Investigative Unit and the Georgia State Patrol arrested two people Saturday on charges related to a sting operation.

    Police said two suspects attempted to purchase a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Track Hawk worth $102,000 by using fraudulent documents.

    The attempted theft occurred at Ginn Motors on Highway 278 in Covington.

    Covington police officers conducted the operation for most of Saturday morning, which resulted in the arrest of Shawn Millstead, 22, of Inglewood, California and Jason Tucker, 35, of Pontiac, Michigan.

    We’re working to learn about the charges the men face for updates on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.


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