An illegal scrapping yard for stolen cars was discovered by Kalamata security police in Messini, which led to the arrest of a 23-year-old man who stole cars and took them to the yard where they were turned into scrap metal.
During a search of the scrapping yard, police found sections of various cars, while it also turned up that the 23-year-old had stolen seven cars in the last month.
The detainee, who is charged with grand theft and illegal withholding of documents, is being investigated for other similar crimes.