JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Two Ellisville men were arrested after a trailer containing lawn equipment they are accused of stealing was impounded by the Pascagoula Police Department.
Jones County Sheriff's deputies responded to a larceny complaint on April 19 on Township Road in Jones County after a victim said his lawn equipment was stolen, according to a Jones County Sheriff's Department news release.
Pascagoula police impounded a trailer with the lawn and other equipment in Jackson County. After running the serial number of a lawn mower and contacting the dealer that sold it, officers determined the items had been stolen.
Joshua A. Harrison, 23, and Zachary J. Holland, 21, told Pascagoula police that their trailer and equipment was taken and in the department's impound lot, according to the release. Both were taken into custody and picked up by Jones County investigators on April 20.
Harrison and Holland were charged with two counts of grand larceny each, and each was given a $10,000 bond.
Additional items, including weapons, were recovered and are believed to have been stolen from Harrison County. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending, according to the sheriff's department.