Double VIN prompts car dealer search

‘I don’t sell stolen cars,’ owner of Mershon’s World of Cars says.

By Megan Gildow-Anthony
 and Matt Sanctis, Staff Writers
10:44 PM Friday, May 25, 2012
Springfield News-Sun


SPRINGFIELD, OH — One Vehicle Identification Number linked to two vehicles led investigators to search Mershon’s World of Cars on Thursday.

The Springfield News-Sun obtained search warrant documents filed Friday in the Clark County Municipal Court.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Vehicle Theft Unit served a warrant Thursday at the classic car dealership to search for altered and tampered vehicle identification numbers.

Authorities seized two cars, two VIN plates and six data trim tags, the documents said.

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