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Springfield Police Nab Video Machine Thiefs
Springfield Police Nab Video Machine Thiefs

A couple of incidents have brought five arrests in thefts from video poker machines at gas stations – three in Springfield and one each in Auburn and McLean County.

Police stopped a car in Chatham Monday after store clerks recognized Christopher Woods and Shawna Corwin. Police say they were able to find the two after they bailed out of the car.

Last week, police executing a search warrant made three arrests, including that of Terry Reid for the poker machine thefts. Troy Reid and Julie Downs were arrested on unrelated charges.