September 17, 2010

News Release

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

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 •