Friday, November 4, 2016

Arrest made in connection to Bates County stolen vehicle

Brad McCormick
On 10/30/2016 a Bates County Deputy received a report of a stolen 2001 red Chevy suburban from the area of County Road 5004 and County Road 3003. Once on scene the reporting party advised the Deputy that there was a silver ford focus about ½ mile north of his driveway with its lights on and no one around. The Deputy investigated the vehicle further and discovered that it was stolen out of Joplin. The vehicle was secured and placed into evidence.

Hours after the red Chevy suburban was stolen the owner of the vehicle recovered it in Saint Joseph Missouri due to some information provided to him.

On 11/04/2016 Bates County Detective arrested the male subject that stole both vehicles in Saint Joseph.

A warrant was issued for the male subject Brad Mccormick DOB 04-16-1981 of Savannah, MO. He was charged with receiving stolen property a class C felony. Bond was set at $10,000.00 cash or surety.


More charges are expected to be filed at a later time.