- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 13, 2015

FENTON, Mo. (AP) - Police have a suspected car parts thief in custody, thanks largely, they say, to evidence left behind by the thief himself.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (https://bit.ly/1N8WRWD ) reports that someone stole wheels and hubcaps valued at nearly $10,000 from Jim Butler Chevrolet in Fenton in March. Surveillance images showed a truck used on one of the thefts.

Authorities found the truck, and inside it was a piece of mail addressed to 58-year-old Marvin Young. The mail led to the arrest of Young and 52-year-old Milliard Carpenter.

Both were charged earlier this month with felony stealing. Both are jailed on $20,000 bond.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, https://www.stltoday.com

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