A Nashville man has been arrested by the Hempstead County Sheriff's Department in connection with the theft of some $12,000 in bulldozer parts.
At approximately 5:15 p.m. on January 29, HCSO Deputy Jim Bush was dispatched to the intersection of Hempstead 342 and Hempstead 343 in reference to a theft of property.
Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton said that Deputy Bush spoke with the victim, who stated that the property that is northwest of the intersection of Hempstead County roads 342 and 343 belongs to his father.
Singleton said the victim stated that he has a bulldozer on the property that someone had been cutting parts from and selling them as scrap metal. Singleton said approximately $12,000.00 worth of parts was reported taken from the dozer.
He said that on January 31, at approximately 6 p.m., HCSO deputies arrested Stanley Gosnell, 39, of Nashville, for theft of property in the case. Gosnell was transported to the Hempstead County Detention Center where he is awaiting a first court appearance.