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Adam Ross charged: Atlantic City car theft suspect was arrested twice by the same police officer in just over seven hours

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (WPVI) — A car theft suspect was arrested twice in just over seven hours by the same Atlantic City officer.

The first theft occurred just before 7 p.m. on May 12.

Police say Officer John Bell found a stolen minivan in the unit block on Tennessee Avenue. Video showed two suspects exiting the vehicle before officers arrived.

The suspects, identified as Adam Ross, 33, and Aine Wallace, 23, were later taken into custody and released on summons.

Around 2:12 a.m. the next day, police say Officer Bell found another stolen vehicle on the unit block on south Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Police say Ross was found to be the driver and was taken back into custody.

According to investigators, the car was stolen minutes before the traffic stop.

Ross, of Absecon, is charged with two counts of theft and other released offences. He is being held at the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

Wallace, of Northfield, was charged with receiving stolen property, joyriding and possession of CDS paraphernalia.

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