Mentor residents lead police to man suspected of breaking into motorcycle dealership

Ashland Huggins (Photo courtesy: Mentor police)

Ashland Huggins (Photo courtesy: Mentor police)

MENTOR, Ohio– One suspect was arrested and another is on the run after a break-in at a Mentor motorcycle dealership Friday morning.

Officers responded to an alarm at the dealership on Tyler Boulevard just before 5 a.m. Police said they saw two men running from the scene. They also found a mini van, which was reported stolen from Warrensville Heights.

Police said they continued to receive tips from concerned residents about suspicious men running near Tyler Boulevard and state Route 2.

K-9 Titan helped flush out 24-year-old Ashland Huggins, of Cleveland. According to Mentor police, he admitted breaking into the dealership and trying to steal another car.

Huggins was charged with breaking and entering, receiving stolen property and attempted motor vehicle theft. He will appear in Mentor Municipal Court on Monday morning.

Anyone with information on the second suspect is asked to call the detective bureau at 440-974-5763.