Stealing complaint near Tiffin

Posted June 18, 2015 at 10:24 am

On June 14, a St. Clair County deputy took a stealing complaint on SW 815 Road, Tiffin. Kathy Harra reported a truck toolbox missing. She said the box was aluminum diamond plate and noted a cordless electric drill, two drill battery chargers and random plumbing equipment were located inside the toolbox. The total value of the box and its contents was estimated at $700.

The investigation is ongoing. Sheriff Scott Keeler urges those with any related information to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to

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