Man accused of breaking into cars in Motor City area of Colorado Springs

David Porterfield Colorado Springs Police Department

A man is facing multiple charges after witnesses spotted him breaking into cars in the Motor City area of southwestern Colorado Springs Saturday morning, according to police.

Police said around 8:30 a.m., they got a call about a suspicious person breaking into cars on Motor City Drive. When officers arrived, witnesses told them where the suspect had gone. Officers found the suspect nearby and cornered him when he tried to get away. 

The suspect, 39-year-old David Porterfield, was arrested and charged with motor vehicle theft, burglary of a motor vehicle, and possession of burglary tools. Police said more charges are anticipated. 

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