Police search for suspect in theft
Parkersburg police are looking for a man who allegedly stole batteries out of delivery trucks and then sold them at a recycling plant.
Darren Nicholas Parsons, 19, of Parkersburg, is accused of removing 10 Prima Power batteries from trucks parked at Parkersburg Delivery Service at the intersection of Camden and Broadway avenues on Jan. 25, according to a press release from Parkersburg police.
He also allegedly stole three Exide batteries from Sound Rental Service on Camden Street.
In both instances, police said Parsons sold the batteries to a recycling business in the area for cash.
Anyone with information can contact Parkersburg police at 304-424-8444.