Police arrest man accused of stealing F-350 from Boardman dealer

Erik Simpson was arrested in North Carolina

Theft of a truck from Donnell Ford in Boardman
Courtesy: Crimestoppers Facebook

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Crimestoppers Youngstown said a man accused of stealing a truck from a Donnell Ford dealership has been arrested.

Police said Erik A. Simpson wrote a check for nearly $73,000 for a brown 2015 Ford F-350 quad cab. He then took the truck off the lot on Market Street in Boardman.

The company was told it was a fake check and then wasn’t able to contact Simpson.

Boardman Police Chief Nichols Jack Nichols confirmed that an arrest was made in North Carolina. He said the suspect will be extradited to Boardman in 10 to 12 days.

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