Car stolen from Columbia dealership
Shortly before 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, a group of subjects gained entry to the Columbia Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership at 500 Admiral Weinel Boulevard and stole a blue 2023 Dodge Charger.
Responding officers from the Columbia Police Department pursued the stolen car, which had no plates, but ultimately terminated the chase due to extreme speeds traveling north on I-255.
In connection with this incident, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and CPD initiated a felony stop on another stolen vehicle, a white Kia SUV with temp tags, that was seen at the dealership and had recently been stolen in Hillsboro, Mo.
Two subjects in the Kia were arrested – one being a juvenile and the other an adult.
The Metro East Auto Theft Task Force continues to investigate this case.