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El Paso man arrested for allegedly trying to sell ATV to person he stole it from

Justin Troy Anderson
El Paso County Sheriff's Office
Justin Troy Anderson was arrested for theft by the El Paso County Sheriff's Office on Oct. 22, 2019

EL PASO, Texas -- A man was arrested after he allegedly tried to sell a stolen ATV and landscaping equipment to the person he stole it from, El Paso County Sheriff's deputies said Thursday.

Deputies said 33-year-old Justin Troy Anderson was booked into the El Paso County jail on Tuesday on theft charges. He was being held on $2,500 bond.

A small ATV and landscaping equipment was reported missing from a storage unit on the 13400 block of Boots Green Road in far east El Paso County.

Investigators indicated they were able to find the stolen items on a trading/selling website.

Deputies then worked with the victim, and said they arranged a meeting with Anderson to purchase the stolen items.

After the purchase was made, deputies said they pulled Anderson over a couple of blocks away and took him into custody.

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Mauricio Casillas

El Paso native Mauricio Casillas co-anchors ABC-7’s Good Morning El Paso.

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