Troy police arrest suspect in January tires, wheels theft - KMOV.com

Troy police arrest suspect in January tires, wheels theft

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Clifton R. Southern (Credit: Troy Missouri PD) Clifton R. Southern (Credit: Troy Missouri PD)
TROY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A man has been arrested by the Troy Police Department in connection stealing tires off of two vehicles in January.

Clifton R. Southern, of St. Louis, was arrested on March 23 with two counts of felony stealing. 

Police believe that Southern entered the Behlmann Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership lot at 3:46 a.m on Jan. 27. Police say Southern allegedly stole the wheels and tires off of a 2016 Chrysler 200C and Chrysler 300S. The estimated cost of the tires and wheels totaled $7,800.

From surveillance video of the incident, police were able to identify the suspect's car as a gray Dodge Charger.

Southern is currently in the Lincoln County Jail and has a $20,000 cash-only bond.

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