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Man arrested after truckloads of stolen property found

Clarence Eli Burpo Jr. (Source: Butler County Sheriff's Office) Clarence Eli Burpo Jr. (Source: Butler County Sheriff's Office)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -

A Poplar Bluff man was arrested after truckloads of stolen property during an investigation spanning five counties were found.

Clarence Eli Burpo Jr. of Poplar Bluff was arrested and taken to the Butler County Jail.

A Butler County sheriff's deputy says they received a tip that Burpo was hiding out, but came home to visit his wife.

The sheriff's department arrested him at his home on Wayne Ave.

Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs said they estimate the stolen property is worth between $50,000 to $100,000.

Dobbs said an investigation led them to a storage shed in western Butler County. They recovered some items from there, and found the rest of the loot at two other locations.

Dobbs wants people to remember to keep a record of their belongings.

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