An Excelsior Springs man convicted of child stealing in Oklahoma in July has now been convicted of property theft in Ray County.
William David Rowland, 18, was sentenced to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections with a deferred sentence of probation for five years.
Rowland, along with three other juveniles ,stole about 12 to 15 radiators and an undisclosed amount of aluminum wheels from a property located along Highway 10 in Excelsior Springs according to the affidavit of probable cause.
The four attempted to sell the materials to Advantage Metals Recycling in Kansas City.
Rowland was sentenced to two years in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections on July 8 with a deferred sentence of probation for child stealing.
Rowland was reportedly sent by his grandmother, Rose Lee of Richmond, to retrieve her two granddaughters from their father who lives in Grant County, Oklahoma. Richmond police located the children and Rowland at Lee’s residence.
Grant County Assisant Prosecuting Attorney Steven Young is considering filing charges against Rowland for the violation of his probation.