Two Manchester residents have been arrested for stealing the Manchester American Legion’s smoker.
The smoker was reported missing from behind the Legion’s building on December 3rd. It was found with minor damage a few days later in the Des Moines area.
Manchester Police say an investigation uncovered that the smoker had been stolen on November 30th and was then transported to the Des Moines area, where it was sold.
Police arrested 48-year old Laurie Selby of Manchester on December 31st and 31-year old Dallas Selby of Manchester on January 8th. They have each been charged with First Degree Theft.
Police Chief Jim Hauschild tells KMCH that surveillance cameras from area businesses were used to help solve the case.