Man arrested on theft, burglary charges in Florence after officers provide roadside assistance

Roddrecuz Winston.
Roddrecuz Winston.(Florence Police Department)
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 1:46 PM CDT
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FLORENCE, Ala. (WAFF) - Officers with the Florence Police Department arrested a man for stealing a car on Wednesday after they first provided him roadside assistance.

According to a press release from the police department, officers helped Roddrecuz Winston near Cox Creek Parkway after the car he was driving stalled. Officers helped Wilson get gas for the car, but the car stalled again and was left at Fairgrounds Park.

Winston was taken to the Salvation Army. Officers were later told a man claimed the stalled car was stolen from him and that the thief had taken the key from his residence.

Officers found Winston and charged him with theft of property and burglary. His bond was set at $60,000.

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