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Can. man was riding a stolen motorcycle in oklahoma

Laurensfoto Montgomery Co.
Laurensfoto Montgomery Co.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect for alleged theft.

Just before 11 p.m. on April 18, a sheriff’s deputy located a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle near the intersection of US 160 Freeway and County Road 4410, east of Independence, Kansas, according to Sheriff Ron Wade.

During routine procedures, it was discovered that the motorcycle had been reported stolen in Osage County, Oklahoma. The deputy placed the driver, identified as 37-year-old Eugene Laurens of Independence, under arrest for possession of stolen property.

Laurens was transported to the Montgomery County Department of Corrections. He is no longer in custody.