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Bradley County searching for theft suspect, offering reward

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BRADLEY COUNTY, TN (WRCB) --  The Bradley County Sheriff's Office is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of Scottie Lee Higgins. 

Property Crimes detectives have an active warrant charging Higgins with theft over $1,000.  It was issued after he became a suspect in an investigation involving the recent thefts of batteries from businesses and heavy-duty construction equipment.

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office and other nearby law enforcement agencies have ongoing investigations of thefts involving numerous vehicle batteries. 

Higgins is 19 years old, 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He is further described as having a medium build, brown hair, and brown eyes.

He is believed to be staying in the Birchwood community of Meigs County.

Any information about Higgins should be directed to the Bradley County Sheriff's Office by calling 423-728-7336, the nearest law enforcement agency, or calling 9-1-1.

The reward will be determined by the level of assistance that is given in locating and arresting the suspect.

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