Stolen vehicle recovered in Red Bud area Friday

Naalani Lefferdink

On May 20, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reported that over the weekend a stolen vehicle was recovered, and an arrest made, at a gas station just outside Red Bud.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Calvin Savage, who is assigned to the Metro East Auto Theft Task Force, notified deputies on Friday, May 17, that the Auto Theft Unit was assisting the Dupo Police Department with a stolen vehicle report and investigation.

A 2006 Mercedes had been reported stolen earlier that morning, and it was believed to be in the Monroe County or Red Bud area based on their investigation.

For more on this incident, please see this week’s print edition.