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Greene Co. police recover $150,000 worth of heavy equipment stolen from around the region; three held

Bill Jones • Apr 16, 2010 at 12:00 AM

Greene County Sheriff investigators on Thursday recovered stolen trucks, trailers, construction machinery and tools valued at an estimated $150,000.Sheriff Steve Burns said three people are being held for questioning and that charges are expected to be filed soon by Detective Sgt. James Randolph. The recovered items included a $95,000 truck and its load of treated lumber that had been stolen from East Tennessee Forest Products on Pottertown Road last weekend, Burns said.The sheriff said the 2001 International flat-bed truck was found abandoned on Jearoldstown Road off Interstate 81's Exit 44 in northern Greene County and that the lumber, valued at $8,000, was found at a location on Jackson Lane West off the Horton Highway in northern Greene County.

Read the full report at the Greeneville Sun Web site.

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