Alleged tire thief caught at hotel

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A man suspected of taking wheels from cars was arrested June 9 at the parking lot of the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta, 5750 Windward Parkway.

Antonio Xavier Savery Jr., 26, of Stockbridge was charged with theft by taking, possession of tools for the commission of a crime and loitering and prowling.

An Alpharetta Police officer patrolling the area spotted a suspicious Ford F-150 backed into a parking spot with an interior light turned on.

The deputy inspected the suspicious truck and noticed two wheels on the grass area. Across the parking lot, a Chevrolet Suburban was missing the two passenger side wheels.

After setting up a perimeter, police found Savery hiding in the bushes.

He was charged and taken to Fulton County Jail.

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