Call to cellphone from blocked number leads police to stolen 4-wheeler

A call to the cellphone of a Fulton County deputy from a blocked number has led to two arrests in connection with a missing four-wheeler.

According to the probable cause affidavit filed Wednesday, on Nov. 13th during the investigation of a reported stolen four-wheeler, the deputy received a call advising him of the location of the missing vehicle.

The caller advised the four-wheeler was under the side porch at the residence of 47-year-old Lonnie Strauser and 38-year-old Tracy Strauser on Morriston Road.

The deputy proceeded to drive by the Strausers' residence, where he observed a green four-wheeler fitting the description of the one reported stolen.

A check of the vehicle identification number confirmed it was the reported stolen four-wheeler.

The couple has been charged with felony counts of theft by receiving. Lonnie Strauser's bond was set at $7,500, while Tracy Strauser's has been set at $5,000.

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