LINCOLN COUNTY, Tenn. (WHNT) — The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department (LCSD) Criminal Investigations Division is asking for the public’s help to find the people accused of stealing two trucks and other items from the Coldwater Creek area.
Investigators say LCSD K9 Deputy Justin Gault took a report of two vehicle thefts, including a white 2018 Ford F250 pickup truck and a blue 2006 Ford F250 pickup truck.
On Friday, April 14, authorities announced in a social media post that one of the suspects was arrested in Huntsville in connection to the thefts.
Investigators with the (LCSD) and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) were in the area of Winchester Road around 5:15 Thursday evening when investigators saw the stolen white Ford F250 in the area of Mapco and Walmart.
39-year-old Stephen Wayne Bradford was arrested and booked into the Madison County Jail and is currently waiting to be extradited back to Lincoln County, authorities said.
Investigators said they have warrants for Bradford, charging him with two counts of theft.
The LCSD investigators are still working on leads to identify another male suspect captured on the home’s surveillance camera on Wednesday, April 12, on Coldwater Creek Road.
At least one more person is believed to be involved in the truck thefts, the sheriff’s office said.
The suspects are also accused of breaking into a shop on the property and stealing around $1,000 worth of equipment. Authorities said surveillance video from the house did capture footage of one of the accused thieves.
An unknown make and model red car was also seen parked in the drive, the sheriff’s department said.
If you have any information, you are asked to contact Investigator Patrick Murdock at (931) 433-9821, Crime Stoppers at 931-433-STOP, or via Facebook Messenger here.