Police arrest man wanted for stealing construction equipment

Police arrest man wanted for stealing construction equipment

COTTAGEVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Cottageville police have arrested a 26-year-old man wanted in the theft of construction equipment.

Authorities arrested David Brent Mays Friday afternoon and charged him with grand larceny.

Officers responded to a report of stolen property at an address in the 11,000 block of Cottageville Highway.

Among the items reported stolen were a welding machine, welding leads, copper wire, and hand trucks, worth a total of about $5,800, according to an incident report.

Police recovered surveillance footage from the scene that showed what appeared to be two men looking around the property.

A Colleton County Sheriff's detective responded to take possible DNA swabs and fingerprints of the scene.

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