Man arrested for stealing wreckage from Paul Walker’s car

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Paul Walker died in a car crash last weekend.
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What kind of a ghoulish creep does something like this?

Sorry. Alleged ghoulish creep.

According to E! Online, after “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker’s fatal crash, the parts of his totaled Porsche were gathered in a truck for transport to the impound yard. Unfortunately, when the truck was stopped at a light, a witness saw a man get out of his car and grab a piece of the wreckage. “The male drove away with the stolen vehicle part,” the report said.

Luckily, police were able to trace the man and they tracked down the stolen part. One suspect, Jameson Witty, was arrested in his home in Tujunga, Calif. The car part, a roof panel, was found in a different home.

Police are apparently arranging for a second suspect to turn himself in.

Walker died in a car accident Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, his rep confirmed. He was 40 years old.

Walker’s friend and business partner, Roger Rodas, was driving the red Porsche at the time of the fatal accident. Reports say the car was traveling at high speeds when it hit a tree and then slammed into a streetlight. As his rep stated, Walker and Rodas were at an event for Reach Out Worldwide to raise aid for victims of Typhoon Haiyan.


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