Theft suspect arrested in Springfield

A man wanted for stealing from an elderly Vienna woman has been arrested in Springfield. Officials were looking for Stacy Eason of Houston, MO, after a woman said he stole from her.

The victim said she let Eason into her home when he claimed to be a utility worker who needed to borrow a tool. The woman later discover Eason had taken her wallet, and used her debit card at a nearby ATM.

Eason was arrested on a warrant of second degree burglary and felony stealing.