Sumter man charged after deputies find him with reportedly stolen metal roofing

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office says a man has been arrested and charged after he was found with metal roofing that was reported stolen from a lot on Donnie Street. Deputies say they arrested 57-year-old Joseph Albert Hilton Jr. on May 13 and charged him with Receiving stolen goods, value $2,000 or less with an enhancement because we has two or more property crime convictions.

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Joseph Hilton Jr.
Courtesy: Sumter County Sheriff’s Office

On March 9, investigators say Hilton and another individual were on Beulah Cuttino Road with approximately $1,800 worth of metal roofing that was reportedly stolen.

Authorities say Hilton received a bond and was released on Saturday.

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