Informationregarding the arrest was confirmed by the head of the oblastpolice press service Volodymyr Shablienko. He alsonoted that a criminal case was opened in regard to Kravets Jr. inaccordance with part 5 of article 185 of the Criminal Code ofUkraine - 'robbery conducted by an organized group or in a largeamount' (7 to 12 years of incarceration and confiscation ofproperty).
According to Dumskaia, theMalinovskiy district court of Odessa has left the detained behindbars. Presently the deputy's son is kept in the Detention Center ofthe city police department.
The sources in thelaw enforcement claim that Dmytro Kravets was arrested for theft ofequipment from expensive cars.
Kravets, a.k.a. the 'Lemon' has organized a group of people whorobbed luxurious cars by taking out all the equipment. The APB forwas put out by the Khmelnytsk police.
It should benoted, that it is not the first crime or arrest for Kravets. He hasbeen involved in 13 criminal cases of car theft, robbery, fraud andcounterfeiting. He was detained numerous times, tried in court butmysteriously set free.
In September 2011, the Odessa court did not arraign him oncriminal charges in the case of car accident of August 22, 2009.Kravets was driving a Mercedes with fake transit licence plates atthe speed of 112 km/h (70 mph) and hit three people. One of themdied and the second suffered disabilities.