SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. -- Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men in connection with the theft of dozens of tires from Appleway Auto Nation.
The Sheriff’s Office said 36 vehicle tires were stolen from the Appleway Auto Nation on East Sprague Avenue Saturday.
On Monday, Spokane Valley Property Crimes Detectives and patrol deputies responded to Clark's Automotive, also on East Sprague, on a suspicious persons call. An employee from Clark's said that two suspects, John Humbird, 44, and Bruce Fitch, 44, were trying to sell tires to the business.
Investigators discovered the tires were those stolen from Appleway Auto Nation. Eleven of the stolen tires were recovered at Clark's. Fitch and Humbird were booked into the Spokane County Jail on charges of Possession of Stolen Property and Trafficking in Stolen Property.
The other stolen tires were found Wednesday at a home located in the 1500 block of South University Road in Spokane Valley. During a search of the residence, deputies also arrested Daniel Weston, 45. Methamphetamine was also found at the home.
Weston was booked into jail on charges of Possession of Stolen Property and Possession of a Controlled Substance.