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Man caught attempting to steal scrap metal in Raleigh County

CRAB ORCHARD (WVVA) - A man is caught red handed by a homeowner attempting to steal old trailer axles.

22-year-old Dakota Meadows of Raleigh County is being charged with transferring stolen property, obstructing an officer, and two counts of petit larceny.

Police say a resident on Cedar Drive in Crab Orchard came home around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning and found Meadows trying to steal the axles for scrap metal.

The homeowner held Meadows there until police arrived.

Meadows was arraigned Wednesday afternoon. 

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