Man was arrested after showing up at Missouri court with stolen car, sheriff says

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A person was arrested after he reportedly confirmed up on the Missouri courtroom with a stolen automobile.

On Might 26, a supposedly stolen white Pontiac automobile was noticed outdoors the Franklin County Courthouse. Whereas the automobile driver was contained in the courthouse, investigators observed that the VIN tag on the automobile had been tampered with and seemed to be hiding the unique VIN tag, in line with the sheriff’s workplace. The person who drove the automobile to the courthouse was then arrested contained in the courthouse for excellent warrants.

In the course of the search of the automobile, officers discovered that the VIN tag had been tampered with. A .380 caliber pistol was additionally discovered within the center.

Authorities have decided that the automobile was stolen from Howard County, Missouri, and has not but been reported. When a deputy from the Howard County Sheriff’s Workplace went to the automobile proprietor’s dwelling, the proprietor mentioned that they had no concept the automobile was stolen and needed to report him.

The suspect was recognized as Shawn R. Mills, 42, of Berger, Missouri. He’s accused of illicit use of a weapon and first diploma tampering with a motorized vehicle. His bail was set at $ 25,000.

Franklin County Sheriff officers additionally mentioned Mills is a convicted felon in Missouri.

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