4 Arrested For Stealing Railroad Track

4 Arrested For Stealing Railroad Track

Shelby County Sheriff's deputies have charged four people with stealing railroad track.
Rodney Freeman
Rodney Freeman
Leon Brown
Leon Brown
Markith Bradford
Markith Bradford
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Shelby County Sheriff's deputies have charged four people with stealing railroad track.

A sheriff's spokesman said patrol officers spotted the men loading sections of rail into a rental truck Sunday behind the Lakeland Factory Outlet Mall.

Detectives determined the rails were worth about $500 each. There were 18 of them on the truck and another 23 still on the ground.

Deputies arrested 33-year-old Jason Freeman, 42-year-old Rodney Freeman, 38-year-old Markith Bradford and 35-year-old Leon Brown. All are charged with theft of property $10,000 - $60,000.

The department said additional charges could be filed later.

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