Illinois scrap thief charged with felony -

Illinois scrap thief charged with felony

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) –  A man is facing a felony charge after stealing metal products from an Illinois business.

Granite City resident, Charles Mason, 66, was charged on July 1 in Madison County Circuit Court with a felony charge of theft over $500.00.
Authorities said Mason and another individual allegedly took towing ramps from Randy’s Towing, located in St. Jacob, Ill. The ramps were valued at $2,500 but were sold to a scrap metal business for $168.95. The ramps were recovered from the scrap metal business.
Police were able to track down Mason’s car which led to his arrest. The investigation is continuing against the other person suspected to be involved in the theft.

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