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Suspected metal thieves arrested

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BERRIEN COUNTY, GA (WALB) –Investigators arrested three suspected metal thieves in Berrien County.

When deputies pulled over 25-year old Shane Walker on Georgia Highway 125. They found a large amount of scrap metal in his SUV.

He was also pulling a trailer that carried a boat motor and water tank.

A boy on a passing school bus recognized those items.

They belonged to his father.

Investigators say Walker and Stephen Matthews Jr. stole the items from property on Alapaha Lenox Road.

They're charged with burglary, theft by taking, and criminal trespass.

22-year old Lepolean Seaberry, Junior was picked up Friday in Tifton for burglarizing the same property earlier this month.

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