Odometer Discrepancy Reported

Another possible odometer discrepancy was reported to the Summerville Police Department this week. After reading an article last week on an falsified odometer, Ben Latta had suspicions about his recent vehicle purchase.

Ben Latta, who recently purchased a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado from Jason Vaughns car lot located on Commerce Street. Latta stated that after reading the article last week, he became concerned about his Chevy truck. The odometer reading stated that the truck had 143,000 miles on it however the vehicle was having issues that it shouldn’t be.

Latta then checked the truck VIN number through CarFax and it returned that his truck had a last reported odometer reading of 308,033 miles. Latta informed officers that he would be seeking legal counsel and was also informed of the Georgia Department of Laws Consumer Protection Division.