Man helps police recover stolen trailer

first_imgA Castle Rock man helped police earlier this month arrange a sting to arrest the man who stole his trailer.The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office issued a bulletin today detailing the circumstances that led to the arrest of David Stevens on suspicion of second-degree felony theft.Charles White reported on June 5 that someone had stolen his trailer and he knew where it was. He had spotted it at a nearby store.The trailer had been painted and undergone other modifications, but White knew it was his. That’s when Deputy Lorenzo Gladson stepped in, calling Stevens at the number listed on a “for sale” sign attached to the trailer.He offered $800 and Stevens agreed to meet. Stevens was then taken into custody, according to the bulletin, and admitted stealing, painting and modifying the trailer. He led police to several locations to recover parts he had taken off the trailer.Stevens was booked in jail and his bail was set at $10,000.last_img read more