NEW INFO: Second Arrest in Generator Theft

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 2/8/13
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A second person has been arrested after a stolen generator was sold to a woman in Huntington.

The generator, worth $3,000, along with several thousand dollars worth of other items, was stolen from a home in the 800-block of Memorial Park Drive in Huntington on Tuesday morning.

Huntington Police have arrested Larry Lee Morris, 49, of Huntington, and John Allen Bryan, 37, of Huntington, and charged them with receiving stolen property.

According to the criminal complaint, Morris told police that Bryan gave him the stolen generator to sell to the victim.

The generator has been recovered and identified as the one stolen from the home.

The other items have not been recovered.

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ORIGINAL STORY 2/6/13
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A Huntington man is accused of selling a generator stolen from a home in the 800 block of Memorial Park Drive, according to a criminal complaint from Cabell County Magistrate Court.

Larry Lee Morris, 49, was arrested Wednesday and charged with transferring and receiving stolen property.

Morris had a stolen red Honda generator worth about $3,000 and sold it to a Huntington woman, the complaint states.

Morris’s bond was set at $15,000. He was taken to the Western Regional Jail.


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