Man charged with stealing radiators and air conditioners from vehicles

COATES BEND, AL (WBRC) – The Etowah County Sheriff's Department says they have arrested a man in connection to a theft in the Coates Bend community.

20-year-old Barry Lee Payne is facing a count of second degree theft of property after investigators say he stole six radiators and three air conditioning units from vehicles on a property near his residence on October 5th. Allegedly, Payne then sold the radiators and air conditioning units to a scrap metal business.

One individual has been arrested and charged with a theft-related offense, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

Payne is being held in the Etowah County Detention Center.

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