Police: Man who stole, sold car trailer from Conewago Twp. business identified

Harper Ho
York Dispatch
Luis Angel Nieves-Soto

Thanks to an anonymous tip, police have identified a York City man who allegedly stole a car hauler trailer and sold it to an unsuspecting buyer earlier this year.

Luis Angel Nieves-Soto, 38, will be charged with theft by unlawful taking of movable property and receiving stolen property, both are felonies.

Nieves-Soto allegedly also took another trailer worth $5,000 from the same establishment, according to a Northern York County Regional Police news release.

Northern York County Regional Police Department is trying to identify this man, who they say sold a trailer stolen from a Conewago Township business to an unsuspecting man in New Jersey.

The $12,000 Kaufman trailer was taken Feb. 8 from the ADESA auction parking lot, located at 30 Industrial Road in Conewago Township, police said. 

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An unsuspecting buyer in New Jersey had contacted state police there and reported that he unknowingly bought the stolen trailer via Facebook Marketplace, according to police. 

Nieves-Soto hadn't been arraigned by Tuesday morning.