Police say Adam Skaggs and Whitney Lowery tried to steal tires from Nourse.
Two Chillicothe residents were arrested for trying to steal tires and rims, Monday. A Chillicothe police officer was patrolling the area behind the Nourse Family of Dealerships off Bridge Street just after 1 a.m. when he saw 23-year-olds Whitney Lowery and Adam Skaggs standing on the closed lot. According to a report, Skaggs said they were there to steal tires and rims because their vehicle needed them.
In their vehicle, the officer found a tire iron, pump jack, cinder blocks, and a hub cap. Children ages 2 and 1, who were also in the vehicle, were released to a relative.
Skaggs was arrested for theft, attempted theft, possession of criminal tools, criminal trespass, and child endangering.
Lowery was arrested on charges of complicity to theft, criminal trespass, and child endangering.