Man Charged With Theft Of Lincoln County Marching Band Equipment

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Associated Press

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Updated Wed, Mar 20, 2013 9:32 am

Police have charged a Hurricane man with a string of thefts at motels in Cabell County.
    
The stolen items include $21,000 worth of instruments belonging to the Lincoln County High School marching band.
    
Media outlets report that 31-year-old Justin Brafford is charged with three counts of felony grand larceny and one count of petit larceny.
    
A criminal complaint alleges that Brafford broke into a box trailer containing the band's instruments while it was parked at a motel.
    
Brafford also is accused of breaking into three trucks parked at other motels and stealing more than $4,000 worth of tools.
    
The thefts occurred in February. Brafford was arrested Monday.
    
Brafford is being held at the South Central Regional Jail.

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