Pickup, stolen elements from Eureka automotive dealership | Police hearth
Eureka Police are attempting to determine a person who allegedly stole quite a few automotive elements and a pickup at Gateway Automobile Connection, 1721 W. Fifth St. The theft occurred round 11 p.m. on February 8, reported the police.
Surveillance footage reportedly confirmed the suspect strolling a dark-colored truck from the close by American Finest Inn, 1725 W. Fifth St., into the dealership parking zone. The person was sporting a bandana throughout his face, a beanie, coveralls, gloves and tennis sneakers, based on the report.
He then reportedly employed a 1996 Ford F-250 and a 1997 Ford F-250 on the dealership lot, to get out of the 2 pickup vans after a short while. He then allegedly boarded a golden 2004 Chevrolet Silverado and appeared to begin the van, based on the report.
After beginning the Silverado, he allegedly loaded 5 bumpers, seven mufflers, and a set of Laramie-branded tires into the mattress of the pickup truck. Bumpers had been priced at round $ 2,500, mufflers round $ 800, and tires round $ 1,000, based on the report.
The suspect then allegedly walked by way of a series hyperlink fence surrounding the grounds, hitting a tree on the way in which out, which knocked over a department and scratched the paint of the van, based on the report.
The price of repairing the fence has been estimated at $ 1,000. The ignitions on the Ford pickup vans the person was seen getting into had been broken and the price of repairing that harm was estimated at $ 500, based on the report.
As of February 12, neither the van nor the stolen elements had been recovered and police had been nonetheless making an attempt to determine the suspect, Lt. Michael Werges stated. Anybody with details about the incident ought to name Eureka Police at 636-938-6600.