The theft of several ladders early Thursday morning with a total value of about $1,000 from a new garage without a door on it in the 2400 block of Sunset Ridge Drive in Columbia is under investigation.
The incident occurred sometime between 5:30 and 6 a.m., police estimate. The suspect vehicle is a tan pickup truck that was pulling a trailer.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 618-281-5151.
Click here for home security footage of a vehicle suspected in the incident. The truck can be seen around the 12 second mark.
At about 12:40 a.m. Monday, police were notified of a truck matching that description pulling a trailer with a license plate that returned stolen driving south on Old Route 3 from Dupo into Columbia.
An arriving Columbia officer observed the truck, which turned around on Old Route 3 and sped north to elude apprehension.