Police: Man Steals Van, 'Shops After Hours' for Tires

Florissant Police said the man stole an employee-owned vehicle from Johnny Londoff Chevrolet, then broke into Dobbs Tire and Auto.

A Ferguson man faces criminal charges for stealing a employee’s van and then stealing eight tires from Dobbs Tire and Auto.

Christopher Williams, 41, of the 3600 block of Pershall Road in Ferguson, was charged Aug. 29 with stealing a vehicle, second-degree burglary and felony stealing.

said Williams stole a 1994 GMC conversion van from the Johnny Londoff Chevrolet lot between 9 p.m. July 29 and 10 a.m. Aug. 1. The van belonged to an employee at the car dealership.

Police said Williams also broke into Dobbs Tire and Auto, 2775 North Highway 67, between 2 and 2:58 a.m. and stole eight tires valued at $1,593.

Williams was identified through surveillance tapes at Dobbs and at a Quik Trip gas station where he bought gas for the van, according to court documents.

Bond was set at $50,000 for Williams.

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your September 07, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Can you get any dumber than this. He stole a car and tires, but went to almost the biggest gas station chain to pay for gas?. I think this would qualify for the bone head award of the month.


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