Man arrested for Lakeshire washer and dryer thefts

12:01 PM, Aug 31, 2012   |    comments
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Lakeshire, MO (KSDK) - A man has been arrested in connection to a series of burglaries in the City of Lakeshire, located within St. Louis County.

Chief Daniel Duffy with the Lakeshire Police Department says thefts have occurred in the basements and garages of apartment buildings.

A 28-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday at his home within the City of St. Louis.

Lakeshire police recovered eight washers and dryers from his home, a handgun was seized, and a vehicle believed to have been used in the crimes was towed for forensic examination.

Authorities determined the suspect has been listing the property on Craigslist to sell.

Charges have not yet been filed in the case.


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