Man charged with stealing 40 Bird scooters from Mizzou campus
COLUMBIA, Mo. — A 32-year-old man is charged in the theft of 40 impounded Bird scooters from the University of Missouri campus.
Anthony Hamilton, of Columbia, is charged with first-degree trespassing and second-degree property damage.
The Columbia Missourian reports that campus police on Thursday stopped Hamilton on a routine traffic stop and recognized him as someone who was considered a suspect in the scooter theft.
Campus police spokeswoman Sara Diedrich said Hamilton, who is not a Missouri student, was brought in for questioning was arrested later that night.
The scooters were stolen from a campus storage area during Christmas break in December.
Online court records do not name an attorney for Hamilton.