UNDATED (WHTC) -- The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that an auto was stolen from a dealership in Coopersville this afternoon. Lieutenant Mark Bennett has the details. The suspect entered the dealership asking questions about a red 2001 Camaro Z-28. It's reported that the suspect distracted the salesperson and took the keys for the car. And that’s not the first vehicle of the day stolen by the suspect. The suspect had arrived at the dealership with a Mercedes SUV stolen from a dealer in Ferndale, Michigan. The stolen vehicle from Betton-Baker Auto in Coopersville is a 2001 red Chevy Camaro Z-28 SS with a dealer plate with 421 D 28. That dealer plate was originally on the Mercedes. The suspect is described as black male, five foot eight, medium build, in his 30s and wearing a white t-shirt. Anyone with information should call Silent Observer.
Story by: Diane E Coston