The suspects in a recent Wood River car theft have been arrested inGranite City. Police say 20-year-old Joseph E. Schwank of the 5,000 block ofEiffel Courtin Godfrey and 21-year-old Scarlett G. Salvador of the 5,100 block ofJerome Drivein Godfrey test drove a car belonging to Midwest Motors last Thursday and wound up stealing it when the salesman was distracted.
The pair was picked up while driving another vehicle that investigators say may have been stolen. The Pontiac Firebird that went missing from theWood River lot was found inGranite Cityon Monday. They have also both been charged with felony robbery after they allegedly stole a purse containing cash and credit cards.