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2 Charged In Laurens Co. Chop Shop

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LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. - A search warrant on property in a remote part of the county turned up thousands of dollars in stolen equipment and led to two arrests, deputies said.

Authorities arrested Christopher Bruce, 44, and Melissa Fairly, 35, after they found thousands of dollars worth of stolen equipment outside a house on Revan Drive. The equipment included a trailer, a four-wheeler and a motorcycle.

Deputies said the pair removed VIN numbers from the equipment.

James McKnight of Mountville said this will make him think twice about leaving his nephew's go-kart on the front lawn. "Lock your stuff up because this time of year you leave it out and they coming to get it," he said, "and it's your fault if you don't lock it up."

Authorities said Anders and Fairly also face drug charges.




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