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2 arrested after suspect caught using paint roller to paint vehicle in alley

Mark Flores and Austin Cansino, Hale County Sheriff's Office
Mark Flores and Austin Cansino, Hale County Sheriff's Office(Hale County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 8, 2022 at 10:12 AM CDT
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PLAINVIEW, Texas (KCBD) - Plainview police were called to an alley in the 300 block of S.E. 6th for a person who was painting a vehicle with a paint roller.

Officers found 26-year-old Austin Cansino painting a four-door Buick, which was reported as stolen.

The investigation led officers and detectives to the 800 block of W. 27th Street where a second stolen vehicle was found. Officers also found a stolen gun, trailer and welder.

Mark Flores, 33, and Cansino were both arrested.

Cansino is facing charges of possession of stolen property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Flores is facing charges of possession of stolen property, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and possession of a firearm by a felon. He was also found to have several warrants for his arrest including a parole violation from a prior charge of possession of a firearm by a felon.

Both were booked into the Hale County Jail.

Plainview officials say some of the stolen property has been returned to the owners.

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