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Sheriff's office: Deputies on patrol discover trio stealing metal

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Jeffery Lyle Dukes, Jennifer Lynn Perkins and Donald Ray Poston Jeffery Lyle Dukes, Jennifer Lynn Perkins and Donald Ray Poston
GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office says deputies conducting a property check discovered three people attempting to steal metal.

Investigators charged 44-year-old Donald Ray Poston, 31-year-old Jeffery Lyle Dukes and 31-year-old Jennifer Lynn Perkins with trespassing and petit larceny.

On Wednesday at 12:33 p.m., while deputies were conducting a property check on 3989 Highmarket Street due to recent metal thefts, authorities spotted a suspicious vehicle.

An incident report states that as deputies were checking the vehicle's information, the three suspects appeared from behind the property's fence.

Deputies said after interviews were done, it was evident that the three came to the location to steal metal.

According to investigators, metal located inside the suspects' vehicle also matched items that were missing from the business.

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