Scrap Stolen in St. Marys, Theives Caught

October 31, 2014-

St. Marys Police received a call around 2:40 pm Wednesday afternoon regarding scrap metal being stolen from Murotech.  Employees contacted police regarding the theft and arrested during a traffic stop were Adam Riley of Lakeview and Cody R.L. Decker of Wapakoneta.  A third person, Christopher J. Decker, also of Wapakoneta,  fled the scene but was arrested along U.S. 33 following information provided by a citizen.

Additional scrap metal was found in a woods along Gordon Grove Drive thanks to a tip from a resident who reportedly witnessed the suspects unloading the metal.  The three men are being held in the Auglaizr County Jail on theft and breaking and entering charges.

Courtesy of The Evening Leader

Mike Burkholder