Suspect in wheel theft caught

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IONIA CO., MICH. (WILX) - Early Wednesday morning, the Ionia Co. Sheriff's Office caught the suspect of multiple thefts from local auto dealerships.

The male suspect was stealing wheels from cars.

Ionia Co. worked with the Kent Co. Sheriff's Office to catch the man.

Ionia Co. deputies received a tip that led them to Young's Chevrolet of Ionia, where they found a 2018 Chevy Tahoe missing it's wheels.

The vehicle of the suspect was spotted just inside Kent Co. and when deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, they found the stolen wheels in the bed of the pick up truck.

The suspect is in custody and housed at the Kent Co. jail where he is awaiting arraignment on related incidents.