The vehicle had been reported stolen in early November. The Police are investigating whether it was used to commit criminal acts.
During a routine patrol, on the morning of Tuesday, November 21, 2023, police found a burned vehicleon the side of Simón Bolívar Avenue, in Quito.
When the uniformed officers found him, the car was still on fire and they contacted the Fire Department to control the fire.
The technical team of the Judicial Police managed extract chassis number and verified that it was a truck that was reported stolen in the Mejía canton, on November 2.
He fire was possibly arsonJuan Mauricio Chacón, police commander of the Manuela Sáenz district, informed Teleamazonas.
The authorities verify if the incinerated vehicle is linked to criminal acts that have occurred in the sector.
The Police Commander explained that the incineration of vehicles is one of the methods used by criminal gangs so that they do not leave traces.