Man arrested for stealing tools

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By Staff

A man was arrested early Sunday morning for theft in the Woodlawn area.

According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff's Office, deputies received a call around 3:47 a.m. of a man pushing a large trash can down Woodlawn Road. The can appeared to be full of tools. The caller stopped to check on the man — identified as Justin Brown — who then ran off.

Brown, 32, was later arrested and charged with receiving stolen property. The stolen items were returned to the victims. According to the release, additional charges are expected.