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Stolen Boy Scout trailer recovered, arrests made

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Ricky Barnett Ricky Barnett
Elizabeth Ingram Elizabeth Ingram
Benny Lovelace Benny Lovelace
Robert Howard Robert Howard

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department has arrested five individuals in connection to a stolen Boy Scout trailer that had been reported stolen from a church in the 12000 block of Bone Camp Rd on March 30th, 2012. 

Investigators in Tuscaloosa County recovered the 12 foot enclosed utility trailer on May 17th, 2012 on Haglar Coaling Road near Clements Road.

On May 23, 2012, Investigators made five arrests in this case: 

Ricky Barnett and Elizabeth Ingram are charged with Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree, with a $5,000.00 bond.  Benny Lovelace and Sonny Turner are charged with Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree; Forgery 2nd Degree, with a $10,000.00 bond.

The fifth suspect, Robert Howard, was already in custody on Parole Violation and Possession of Controlled Substance charges.  Howard has been charged with Theft of Property 1st Degree; Forgery 2nd Degree, with a $10,000.00 bond.

Through the investigation it was determined that Robert Howard stole the trailer and the others disposed of the contents.  The contents were found at the residences of Barnett and Ingram.  Sonny Turner, was found to have purchased stolen equipment from the trailer.  

Over 90% of the equipment was recovered along with the trailer. The trailer contained approximately $7,000.00 in camping gear.