Man busted for stealing from Centralia Fire Department
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:57:17 GMT — Two men are arrested after authorities busted a theft ring in Centralia. On June 25, police say Adam Scott, 23, went into a home in the 300-block of South Collier Street in Centralia and stole a Sony Play Station 3, two wireless controllers and a video game. Then on July 9, Scott admitted to stealing a compressor and other copper components from the air conditioner at the Centralia Fire Department at 208 Sneed Street West. Scott told police he sold the parts at a salvage yard in Columbia for cash to support his drug habit. It would cost $2,380 to repair the air conditioner according to Robinson Heating & Air. Just one week later, on July 16, Scott admitted to police he went into a shed in the 300-block of Singleton in Centralia and stole a snow blower . After contacting his friend, Justin Holley, 24, the two pawned the snowblower in Columbia for $25. Adam Scott was arrested for felony stealing, first-degree burglary, first-degree property damage, second-degree property damage, trespassing and stealing. Scott's bond is set at $10,500. Holley was arrested for receiving stolen property and probation violation with a bond of $4,500.
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