Authorities bust vehicle theft ring

GARDENDALE, AL (WBRC) – The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department says they have busted a vehicle theft ring in Gardendale on Wednesday morning.

The Sheriff's Department says they served a search warrant with the assistance of the SWAT team in the 1500 block of Mt. Olive Brookside Rd.

Several vehicles that were believed stolen were found at the address and one suspect was taken into custody. The suspect is believed to be the same suspect that attempted to back over a Morris Police officer recently.

The theft ring specialized in F250 and F350 trucks as well as utility trailers.

More arrests are expected in the case.

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