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No theft found at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport

By Jim Wallace - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany City Officials found no evidence of theft at the airport, following the arrest of its Deputy Director two weeks ago.

Kevin Harper was arrested September 4th by Dougherty County Sheriff's investigators.

They say they caught him red-handed stealing thousands of dollars worth of Polo Shirts from Dillard's at the Albany Mall where he worked part time as a security guard.

Harper was in charge of security forces at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport.

City officials immediately launched an investigation to see if any property at the airport was missing.

Albany Assistant City Manager Wes Smith said  "Through his office, as well as the various financial records, checkbooks, etc. And have found nothing unusual whatsoever."

Harper remains suspended with pay following his arrest.

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