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Arrest Made in Stolen Valdosta Rental Equipment

Bobby Richardson
Posted at 11:05 AM, Jan 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-05 13:45:11-05

VALDOSTA, GA (WTXL) - One of the three men accused of stealing rental equipment in Valdosta has been arrested.

According to the Valdosta Police Department, Bobby Richardson was arrested on an outstanding theft warrant.

Police say Richardson and two other men rented construction equipment from a local company then reported them stolen.

According to investigators, the theft ring has been operating in cities around Florida and Georgia.

The Valdosta equipment is valued at $40,000 and none of the equipment has been recovered; police believe the items were sold.

Authorities are still searching for two other suspects, Desmond Andrews and Terrez Ellis.

If you have any information on where they are, call Valdosta Police at (229) 293-3145.