Student, 20, arrested in theft, burning of car

June 04, 1998|BY A SUN STAFF WRITER

A Westminster High student charged in an undercover investigation at the school last week was arrested yesterday on auto theft, theft and related charges, court records show.

Police allege that Kevin W. Wayson, 20, of the 1200 block of Campus Court stole a 1996 Oldsmobile near Carroll Lutheran Village, a Westminster retirement community, on April 29. The car was found destroyed by fire April 30 at the school, police said.

Wayson also had additional arson and burning charges placed against him Tuesday by state fire marshals. He was arrested last week on similar charges during a sting operation at the school. Six other students were arrested.

Wayson was being held at the county Detention Center on $100,000 bail, court records show.

Pub Date: 6/04/98

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