Smithville Police Charge Two Men with Theft of Utility Trailer

Smithville Police have charged 28 year old Garth Cantrell and 32 year old Jason Cripps with theft of a utility trailer taken from Whaley Street on November 29th belonging to Jayson Johnson. Officer Matt Holmes made the arrests on January 6th.
Lieutenant Steven Leffew, Officer in Charge, reports that on January 5th the police department recovered the stolen utility trailer in Westmoreland.
Lieutenant Leffew, in a brief statement, said “I would like to commend Officer Holmes for the many man hours dedicated to this case. I would also like to thank Sheriff Patrick Ray and Detective Mike Billings for their assistance.
Both Cantrell and Cripps are charged with theft over $1000. Bond for each is $2,500 and they will be in General Sessions Court on January 21st.

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