Police Cruiser Stolen, Man In Custody

Logan County, WV — A Delbarton, West Virginia man is in custody accused of stealing a vehicle…not any vehicle but a Police Cruiser. 41-year-old Mark Cline is charged with driving on suspended license, battery on a police officer, obstructing an officer, grand larceny among others. Officers responded to a shoplifting call at the Fountain Place mall that led to a traffic stop on the suspects, one male and one female. Authorities say during the traffic stop, Cline allegedly jumped into the cruiser and took off. West Virginia State Police, Logan County Sheriff’s deputies and Logan Police located the suspect and took him into custody. Cline is currently being held in the Southwestern Regional Jail, no bond has been set.

                                                                        Mark Cline