Thieves steal thousands of dollars in used tires in Arnold - KMOV.com

Thieves steal thousands of dollars in used tires in Arnold

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ARNOLD (KMOV.com) - Police believe the same thieves stole used tires at two business in Arnold earlier in February.

On the night of February 5, thieves broke into a storage room and stole $4,200 in used tires, rims and batteries at the Plaza Tire Service in the 300 block of Plaza Way . Later that same night investigators say the same thieves backed up a truck and stole 140 used tires valued at $4,200 at the Dobbs Tire in the 1300 block of Jeffco Boulevard.

Workers at the Plaza Tire store told News 4 that the burglary was the second break-in in six months. And that thieves came back a few days later and tried to break in a third time.

Police say used tires can be sold to a recycling facility for $8 a tire or online for more. News 4 checked Craigslist and found tires being sold for as little as $10 and as much as $100 per tire. 

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