April 21, 2024

Scott City man arrested for auto theft

Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–A Scott City man was arrested after a car was reported stolen.

The Scott City Police Department reported a car was reported stolen Sunday evening just before 6 pm in the 700 block of South Antelope Street. Officers with the SCPD immediately began an investigation, and located the stolen vehicle parked at location in Scott City around 1:30 am Monday morning. After locating the vehicle, officers began doing surveillance until the vehicle and suspect left that address. The driver was taken into custody after a traffic stop was performed.

Arrested was 57-year-old Charles Chambless, Jr. of Scott City for Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Driving
While Suspended.
Chambless was placed in Scott County Jail and charges will be forwarded to the Scott County Attorney for prosecution.
*The person(s) involved has not yet been convicted of a crime and are presumed innocent. The presumption of innocence shall continue until such time that the person(s) accused shall be found guilty by the court of law. Charges may be amended at the discretion of the County Attorney and Court. *