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Man arrested for theft in Lawrence Co.

Brent Milde (Lawrence County Sheriff's Office) Brent Milde (Lawrence County Sheriff's Office)

SMITHVILLE, AR (KAIT) – A Sharp County man was arrested following a theft investigation in Lawrence County.

According to Sheriff Jody Dotson, Brent Milde, 26, of Poughkeepsie was arrested Tuesday for theft of property. The arrest follows an investigation into items taken from a farmer in Smithville. The items included tractor weights and two tool boxes.

Investigators called salvage yards in Independence County and learned Milde had sold some of the items to one of the yards. A warrant was issued and he was later arrested without incident.

Milde was taken to the Lawrence County jail to await a bond hearing.

Sheriff Dotson said Milde is also on probation for forgery charges.

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