Man arrested for stealing truck from propane business

October 30, 2023


Man arrested for stealing truck from propane business

NEWFIELD TOWNSHIP — A 38-year-old man was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office for allegedly stealing a truck from Van Andel Propane Company, Inc. on South 192nd Avenue, according to Lt. Shane Hasty.

The theft was reported Thursday, Oct. 26, around 9 a.m., and the truck was located in Hesperia, said Hasty.

Paul Madison Phillips is charged with felonies of breaking and entering a building with intent and unlawful driving away of an automobile/car theft, according to 79th District Court records. A preliminary exam is scheduled for Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. Phillips’ bail amount was not listed in his electronic court file.

Other OCSO activity Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023 includes:

  • 7:57 a.m., a 27-year-old New Era man was arrested for operating while intoxicated following a vehicle crash, no injuries, 3400 block of South Water Road, Shelby Township.
  • 8:20 a.m., larceny of a washing machine, 4500 block of East Harrison Road, Elbridge Township.

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