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Oct 28, 2009 5:30 PM

Man Who Claims God Told Him To Steal A Car Pleads Not Guilty

A man arrested at a Lexington car dealership early Wednesday after he told police that he was on a "mission from God" to steal a car pleaded not guilty in the case Wednesday afternoon.

Police said David A. Silva, 36, smashed a window at Freedom Dodge, but before he could get inside, a security guard stopped him. Police say Silva told the guard that he wanted him to steal a Dodge Charger for God.

The security guard held Silva until police arrived and when officers questioned him, Silva initially told police his name was "Seven."

Silva faces several charges, including criminal mischief.


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