A refrigerated truck carrying 2,000 medical mice was stolen from the parking lot of the on Zumbehl Road early Thursday morning.
Dustin J. Maas, 30, of St. Charles and Matthew Haney, 23, of O'Fallon were arrested for stealing the truck, according to a press release from .
Hotel employees alerted the owner of the truck that someone saw two men smash the windows and hop in the truck, heading for Interstate 70. The truck was left running because it was refrigerated for the mice.
The transport company tracked the truck by GPS and area police agencies were alerted. Bridgeton Police Department stopped the truck and took the suspects into custody around 3:39 a.m.
The 2,000 mice, valued at $10,000, were found unharmed.