Two Arrested For Stealing Wheels Off Of Cars

They were apprehended at a car dealership in Thurmont.



Thurmont, Md (KM) Two men from Washington DC were arrested in Thurmont at a local car dealership. Thurmont Police say Eric Wallace, 56, and Keith Braxton, 34, were apprehended early Sunday morning at Criswell Chevrolet on Frederick Road.  A third suspect got away on foot, and was not located. .

Authorities say they notified by Howard County Police at around 2:00 AM of a possible theft at Criswell Chevrolet on Frederick Road .by suspects they were targeting. Thurmont Officers surveiled the area and saw the men stealing wheels off of cars and placing them in a U-Haul truck reported stolen from 7th Street in Frederick.

The two are charged with theft, destruction of property and theft of a motor vehicle.

Both are being held without bond.

By Kevin McManus