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Tire Store Manager Faces Embezzlement Charges

A former manager of Craig Tires in New Mexico has been arrested and charged with nine counts of embezzlement for taking more than $25,000 worth of tires and reselling them for his own personal gain, according to local reports. The investigation has been ongoing since May 30. New Mexico State Police State police arrested the

Man Impersonates Employee, Steals $11,000 Tires

Louisville Metro Police have apprehended a man accused of lying about his identity to steal more than $11,000 worth of tires. The suspect, from Jeffersonville, Ind., pretended to be an employee of Tire Plus Total Car Care in order to steal tires from a Firestone Complete Auto Care, according to police reports. Tire Plus Total

Georgia Car Dealership Robbed

On Friday, Oct. 3., $4,800 worth of tires and wheels were removed from vehicles at Bobby Jones Ford and Lincoln in Augusta, Ga. According to local reports, the county sheriff’s office is still searching for a suspect or suspects. There are no cameras in the parking lot where the incident occurred, the report stated.

Suspects Sought After Stolen Tires Recovered

A combined investigation between the Statesville, N.C., police department and the Iredell County, N.C., sheriff’s office led to the recovery of more than 100 stolen tractor trailer tires and rims, valued at approximately $75,000. The investigation began last week when Kontane Logistics reported a break-in and theft of 126 truck tires and rims. Statesville Police

Tires Stolen From Washington Firestone

A Firestone Complete Auto Care store in Federal Way, Wash., reported a theft of approximately 50 new tires. According to the police report, the store’s manager opened the business Sept. 14 to find the back door wide open and inventory stolen. Roughly $6,250 worth of tires and $1,200 worth of other product was missing, the

Two Men Rob Canadian Tire Store

On Sunday, Sept. 14, a Cochrane, Alberta, Canadian Tire was robbed of 195 tires by two men, according to reports. Security video at the store indicates that two suspects driving a large, white cube van were able to get inside the Canadian Tire and steal tires. Anyone with information on the theft is asked to

Investigation Leads to Arrest in Tire Thefts

After a five-month investigation by South Brunswick, N.J., police and the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force, authorities have arrested a man in connection to a several commercial tire thefts. Police believe the man is connected to seven separate robberies of tires in South Brunswick. They estimate the total value of stolen merchandise at $59,000.

Man Steals $18,000 Worth of Tires

A man was arrested in connection to the theft of $18,000 worth of tires, according to reports. A Natchez, Miss., business reported roughly $8,000 of unauthorized tire orders in June and July. An investigation by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Office’s Criminal Investigations High Tech Crime Unit found the amount to be much higher. Detectives discovered

Canadian Dealer Firebombed

A tire store in Dollard-Des-Ormeaux, Québec, was set on fire last week when someone threw a Molotov cocktail through the window, according to authorities. The fire department got the fire under control within an hour and the case was handed over to an arson squad. Police hope surveillance video might help identify the perpetrator.

Tires From Indiana Cargo Trailer Business Stolen

WNDU-TV reports that a thieves allegedly used a Bristol, Ind., cargo trailer business’ trailers to steal and haul hundred of tires off the premises. A maintenance employee alerted management of a mess outside one of the large buildings on the company’s property on Monday, Sept. 8. According to WNDU-TV, dozens of palettes with tires were

Tire Dealership Robbed By Tunneling Thieves

According to The Standard Speaker, thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of tools and machines from a tire business located in Tamaqua, Pa. The thieves made off with the tools after they broke inside a back door and tunneled their way through a hole bored in a cinder block wall, according to a manager of

ATD Warehouse Robbed

Tires from an ATD warehouse in Fort Myers, Fla., were stolen sometime between Sunday, Sept. 7 and Monday, Sept. 8. The total worth of the tires is estimated at $75,000. Lee County Sheriff’s Office reports that the burglary could be related to a previous theft of two box trucks down the road. The manager of