On February 1st, 2012 the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Unit received information about a planned burglary at Richey’s Auto Salvage located at 967 NW 375 Road Holden, Missouri.
Deputies assigned to the A.C.E. Unit began conducting surveillance on the business. In the early morning hours of February 2nd, 2012, deputies observed a vehicle pull into the parking lot of Richey’s Auto Salvage, with its headlights turned off. Deputies positioned themselves inside the office building and arrested Aaron Leroy Taylor, 20 years old of Clinton,Missouri, after he had made his entry into the building.
Deputies later learned that Aaron Taylor had recently been employed at the business and had plans to steal catalytic converters and business records.
The Johnson County Circuit Court issued a warrant on February 2nd, 2012 charging Aaron Leroy Taylor with one count of Burglary in the 2nd degree, a Class C felony and one count of possession of burglary tools, a Class D Felony. Aaron Taylor’s bond was set at $4,500 cash or surety.