Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Arrest Has Been Made for Theft of Property in County

The Winston County Sheriff's Office has one individual in custody related to the theft of a bush hog in the Whitehall community of rural Winston County.  This theft occurred around February 1st.

 Steven Ingram is in custody at the Winston/Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility and held on charges of grand larceny. The theft is still under investigation, but sources say that Ingram sold a bush hog that was not his property to other individuals.  Ingram is also being held for other charges and is awaiting trial.

 Sheriff Jason Pugh indicated that CrimeStopper reports and the media have been very helpful in solving this case and that Crime Stoppers would be paying out some rewards in this case.  Pugh took the opportunity to thank the public for their assistance.