16-year-old Sebastian Christopher Ginestri of Otis Dellinger Road in Lincolnton was arrested last Saturday (April 15) by Lincolnton Police Officers. He's charged with felony counts of larceny of a motor vehicle and conspiracy.
According to a news release issued Thursday (April 20), Detective Tony Potts investigated a case that was reported to the Lincolnton Police Department on March 30 in which a victim reported his vehicle stolen. The victim listed Ginestri as a possible suspect. Ginestri was located by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies in the stolen vehicle a few days later and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The stolen vehicle was recovered and returned to the victim.
Ginestri was placed in the Lincoln County Jail with a $10,000 secured bond on these charges. His next District Court date is May 2.