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Three women arrested in car stolen in Town of Tonawanda

Two Buffalo women and a Town of Tonawanda woman were arrested while allegedly trying to flee from a stolen car on Rees Street, off Forest Avenue late Tuesday night.

Police reported recovering the driver’s key to the stolen vehicle in its ignition and also reported having the name of a man who had allegedly been driving the vehicle after it was stolen, according to a police report. Arrested on charges of fourth and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle were Shanice Johnson, 23, of Berwyn Avenue; Lashandra Hill, 19, of North Lane and Ashley Perez, 17, of Highland Parkway, Town of Tonawanda.