Nine vehicles were stolen from the ADESA St. Louis auto auction company in Barnhart between June 12-14. Eight of the vehicles were recovered over the next four days, but a motorcycle was still missing as of Monday (June 22), the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Six pickups, two motorcycles and a car were stolen from the auto auction site, 7858 Hwy. 61-67, with two of the pickups stolen June 12 and the other vehicles over the next two days. Keys were left in each of the stolen vehicles, which included the black 2007 Triumph 675 motorcycle that was not recovered, as well as two 2015 Ford F-150s, a 2014 Dodge Ram 2500, a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado, a 2018 Dodge Charger, a 2013 Dodge Ram 1500, a 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 and a 2016 Yamaha, the report said.
The missing Triumph was valued at $2,500, the Sheriff’s Office reported.
St. Louis Police recovered the Dodge Ram 2500 on June 14 in the 4400 block of Patston Drive, and the next day the Sheriff’s Office recovered the Chevrolet Silverado at Monticello Drive and Wayles Drive in Barnhart, according to the report.
On June 16, the Sheriff’s Office recovered both the Ford F-150s, the Dodge Charger and the Dodge Ram 2500 on Koch Valley Road in Barnhart. The Sheriff’s Office also found the Dodge Ram 1500 in the 1700 block of Fairfax Lane in Barnhart that day, the report said.
The Sheriff’s Office recovered the Yamaha motorcycle June 18 in the 100 block of Orchid Drive, according to the report.
Authorities believe at least two people were involved in the thefts. However, as of Monday, no suspects had been identified, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Grant Bissell said. He asks anyone with information about the incident to call the Sheriff’s Office at 636-797-5515.