Jackson, Mo. man charged in connection with 2 cars stolen from dealership

The Jackson man arrested in connection with an investigation into stolen vehicles from a dealer in Cape Girardeau County will be in court next week.
Published: Jan. 6, 2023 at 3:10 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 20, 2023 at 9:20 PM CST
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man was arrested and charged in connection with two vehicles stolen from an Oak Ridge dealership on two separate days.

Phillip Thomas, 53, of Jackson, was charged with two counts of felony first-degree tampering.

His bond was set at $25,000 surety.

According to the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office, Thomas is in the county justice center.

Deputies say a 2015 Maroon Cadillac SRX was stolen from Wilsons’ Auto Sales sometime around Monday, January 2.

Then on Thursday, a two-door orange 2012 Jeep Wrangler was reported stolen.

They said the Jeep was recovered.