Man Accused of Stealing Tools, Building Materials

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A man is arrested for allegedly stealing tools and building materials from a home remodeling project.

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office says someone broke into a home in the 1800 block of County Road 900 East.

Authorities say the suspect stole tools and building materials from the home, which was being remodeled.

The sheriff’s office says surveillance photos and help from the public led them to identify 37-year-old Scott Smith of Dugger as the suspect.

He was arrested and booked into the Sullivan County Jail on charges of Burglary and Theft.

His bond is set at $23,000.

Authorities say the investigation continues as officials try to recover the items and identify others who may have been involved.

Anyone with information should call the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office at 812-268-4308.

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