PHOENIX — State and local authorities are serving search warrants at
several locations in Phoenix, Tucson and Tucson as part of a 15-month
investigation into a possible auto-theft ring.
The Phoenix Police Department said multiple agencies participated in the
investigation dubbed Operation Tin Man.
Those included the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the state Automobile
Theft Authority, the state Attorney General’s Office and the county attorney
offices for Maricopa and Pinal counties.
The sheriff’s offices in Pima and Pinal counties and the Glendale and Goodyear
police departments were among agencies that helped execute the warrants Wednesday.