Arizona authorities serve warrants in auto-theft ring probe
PHOENIX -- State and local authorities are serving search warrants at several locations in Phoenix, Tucson and Tucson as part of a 15-month investigation into a possible auto-theft ring.
The Phoenix Police Department said multiple agencies participated in the investigation dubbed Operation Tin Man.
Those included the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the state Automobile Theft Authority, the state Attorney General's Office and the county attorney offices for Maricopa and Pinal counties.
The sheriff's offices in Pima and Pinal counties and the Glendale and Goodyear police departments were among agencies that helped execute the warrants Wednesday.