For Immediate Release
Tire Theft Arrest
Cedric W. Anderson, 31, of Springfield, has been charged with 1st Degree Tampering after his arrest by Springfield Police around mid-night Thursday. Anderson was arrested by police near the Drury University campus. Anderson was seen attempting to remove tires from a vehicle by a police officer working near the campus.
Springfield Police are continuing to investigate Anderson's connection to a number of tire thefts that have occurred around university parking lots during the last month. Anderson is also being held on unrelated charges.
SPD Case Number: 10-41136
Media Contact: Lt. David Millsap, phone: 417-864-1751; Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap