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Suspects arrested in connection to string of thefts in Madison County

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Posted at 11:08 AM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 12:15:35-04

MADISON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Two Madison County men have been arrested after deputies connected them to a series of local thefts.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office had been receiving numerous complaints regarding the theft of utility trailers and zero turn mowers.

During an investigation, MCSO was able gather information about the identity of the suspects.

On Monday, the two men were arrested in connection to the thefts.

Deputies identified the suspects as Eric Powell and Marvin Edwards.

Powell is being charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of crime. Edwards is being charged with dealing stolen property.

MCSO says investigators will continue searching for additional suspects and work to recover the stolen property.

If you have any information on these thefts, or believe on of the please contact the MCSO Criminal Investigation Division at 850-253-3314 or 850-253-3311.