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Police: Stolen car suspect hides in trash can
Jonathan Lanier Jr.
A man abandoned the stolen car he was driving Wednesday, leaving behind a gun and marijuana to hide in a trash can after he crashed the car in to a ditch, police said. Statesboro police arrested Jonathan Lanier Jr., 20, of East Main Street, on several charges after he was found in the smelly refuge, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said. The owner of the gray 2004 Honda Accord reported the vehicle stolen around 1 p.m. Wednesday at The Avenue at Southern on Georgia Avenue, he said.
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