DARTMOUTH (WBSM) — A Nevada man was arrested and faces multiple charges after allegedly being in possession of a stolen vehicle at a Dartmouth motel.

According to Dartmouth Police, officers located a stolen Toyota SUV at 4:33 a.m. on December 23 in the parking lot of the Best Western Dartmouth-New Bedford at 737 State Road.

Detectives assigned to the Community Impact Unit were monitoring the vehicle and were said to have observed a man later identified as Blake Dickens, 39, of Las Vegas, Nevada enter the vehicle and start it with a key.

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Dickens was ordered by police to turn the vehicle off and he was taken into custody.

Dickens is charged with receiving a stolen motor vehicle, two counts of uttering and possession of a false/stolen registry document, and possession of a Class E drug.

Courtesy Dartmouth Police
Courtesy Dartmouth Police
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