Moore woman claims arrest should be made in stolen car

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MOORE, Okla. - A Moore woman said she knows who stole her car but she can’t get police to do anything about it.

Police did recover her vehicle, but she claims they’re not acting on evidence found inside.

Katelyn Pamplin’s formerly silver Kia Soul was spray painted black when she got it back.

It’s kind of a mess.

On one side, it looks as if the suspects used their hands to spread the paint when they ran out of it.

But, it’s what Pamplin found inside that has her wondering why police have not made any arrests.

“It was packed full of stuff. None of it was mine. It was her clothes. She had her school backpack. She had scrapbooks, her pictures everywhere,” Pamplin said.

Pamplin turned all that evidence over to the Moore police and expected the case to be a slam dunk.

But, about a month later, nothing has happened.

“Them telling me that they don’t have enough evidence, I don’t believe, because my car was full of this girl’s stuff,” Pamplin said.

Moore police said there is just not enough evidence to issue an arrest warrant for the girl whose stuff was inside Pamplin’s car.

“Just because there’s something inside of a stolen car, it doesn’t mean that that person is involved. But, that’s part of the investigation,” said Sgt. Jeremy Lewis with the Moore Police Dept. “Sometimes, it appears very easy. And, we wish that it was that easy. But, you know, you have to prove a lot of things.”

“I don’t think anyone would steal her personal things and hang her pictures in my car,” Pamplin said.

Pamplin said this was the first car she ever purchased.

“I bought it on my birthday last year in October. So, I haven’t even had it for a year,” she said.

She’s glad to have it back but wants someone to be held responsible.

“I still think that she should get in trouble and she should have to pay for everything that she messed up,” Pamplin said.

Moore police said this is definitely not a closed case and they will continue to try and question the girl Pamplin suspects.


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