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Local man sentenced in Warren auto theft
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A Smithville man was recently sentenced to serve one year of a ten-year sentence for the theft of a car from the parking lot of Yorozu Automotive in Warren County.Comer Vance, 43, was sentenced by Cicuit Court Judge Bart Stanley after entering a guilty plea to a charge of grand theft. He has been accepted by the Adult Recovery Program, an 18-month program overseen by the court. He may be allowed to serve a portion of his time under in-house treatment.Vance was accused of taking a 2000 Dodge Stratus from the manufacturer’s property and reportedly admitted to selling the vehicle to a White County resident for $250.After being confronted with surveillance footage showing him leaving with the car, and an eyewitness account from a security guard, authorities in Warren County said Vance admitted to the theft.