Man arrested after stealing $10,000 motorcycle in Athens, police say


Shane Wesley Ward Photo: Athens Police Department

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ATHENS, Ala. – A Cullman man is behind bars after stealing a motorcycle valued at $10,000, according to police.

The Athens Police Department say they arrested Shane Wesley Ward on the theft of property charge.

Chief Floyd Johnson with the Athens Police Department says the theft happened on US Highway 72 near Lindsey Lane on May 4, 2019.

Police found the stolen motorcycle a couple of days later at Ward’s mother’s home in Cullman, according to the report.

Ward remains in the Limestone County Jail on a $5,000 bond. There’s no word on the condition of the motorcycle.

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