Man behind bars after stealing from Carthage Streets Department


A man is behind bars after investigators say he stole several items from the Carthage Streets Department.
Investigators say Kevin Burton was spotted by an employee of the Streets Department walking near the property in possession of several stolen items. Burton was arrested the next day, and officers say most of the stolen property has been recovered.
He is currently being held in the Jasper County Jail on a warrant for stealing, but Carthage police officers say they’re seeking additional charges related to the incident.

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