Stolen vehicle recovered following license plate reader alert

The Paradise Valley Police Department has arrested one individual and recovered a stolen Mercedes Benz after receiving a hit from the town license plate readers.

At 7:50 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, the Paradise Valley Police Department received an alert from the license plate reader in the area of north Tatum Boulevard and east McDonald Drive on a 2017 Mercedes Benz AMG convertible, bearing Arizona license plate BZF5642, a police news release stated.

The Mercedes had been reported stolen out of Phoenix on Feb. 24, police said.

Officers located the vehicle traveling northbound on north Tatum Boulevard, and conducted a high-risk stop in the 4800 block of east Mockingbird Lane.

The driver was arrested without incident and the vehicle recovered, police said.

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